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Digital Health and Sensing Technologies

The NIA Office of Small Business Research supports small businesses who aim to develop digital health and sensing technologies that address factors that impact the aging population, as well as related conditions like Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and AD-related dementias.

The small business awardees below were selected by NIH in 2019-2020 to present their groundbreaking technologies and interventions to potential partners and third-party investors at industry showcases.

Displaying 1 - 10 of 15 business showcases.
  • Careband LogoRead about CareBand, a small business using NIA funding to develop a wearable sensor that monitors activity and location and that can detect falls.

  • care.coach LogoRead about care.coach, a small business using NIA funding to further the development of a digital platform using virtual pet avatars to engage older adults.

  • Generation Connect logoRead about Generation Connect, a small business using NIA funding to develop a mobile app that will improve ability to age in place, allowing home care services to be a long-term care solution for dementia.

  • Gen-9 logoRead about Gen Nine, Inc., a small business using NIA funding to develop systems and products that permit cost-effective and user-friendly management of consumer health needs, especially in the long-term home-care setting.

  • Healthcare technologies and methods logoRead about Healthcare Technologies and Methods, a small business using NIA funding to develop an interactive platform for older adults with hearing impairment.

  • MapHabit logoRead about MapHabit, a small business using NIA funding to develop mobile applications that help memory-impaired individuals and their caregivers accomplish activities and improve function.

  • MedCareCorp logoRead about Medical Care Corporation, a small business using NIA funding to develop biomarkers that quantify the storage and retrieval processes underlying learning and memory.

  • Microsensor Labs logoRead about Microsensor Labs, a small business using NIA funding to develop a system that automates hand hygiene compliance monitoring in order to reduce health care-associated infections.

  • Ocuvera logoRead about Ocuvera, a small business using NIA funding to develop an automated, video-based patient monitoring system that, driven by artificial intelligence and customized algorithms, can predict when a patient is at risk of experiencing a fall before they get up.

  • one click chat logo

    Read about OneClick.chat by Potluck, a small business using NIA funding to develop a social engagement technology for older adults both with and without mild cognitive impairment.