Seeking for a pillowcase for preventing pressure ulcers that evaluates ​​the pressure of a seated person

  • Anonymous Organization
  • From Spain
  • Responsive
  • Deadline completed
    The submission process for new proposals is closed. Proposals submitted before the deadline will follow the standard evaluation process.

Desired outcome

To ensure the integration of pressure measurement systems (Pressure Mapping Systems ) pillow and mattress covers aimed at the prevention of pressure ulcers in people with disabilities. This solution should warn when it detects that the person receives a higher pressure than tolerated . With this solution, the person or the professional could develop prevention strategies. System integration in pillow covers would allow obtaining real and continuous data without measurement system interference

Details of the Technology Call

Integration of pressure measurement system (sensors) in the same product (pillow, mattress) to avoid interference measuring instruments.

A good sensor obeys the following rules:

a) Is sensitive to the measured property only.
b) Is insensitive to any other property likely to be encountered in its application
c) Does not influence the measured property

Related Keywords

  • Sensors & Wireless products
  • Sensor Technology related to measurements
  • Gerontology and Geriatrics
  • Welfare technologies
  • Handicap aids
  • Monitoring equipment
  • Pressure Mapping System
  • Wheelchair
  • Cushion
  • Bedsore
  • Pressure sore
  • Matress

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The TicSalut Foundation is an agency within the Ministry of Health that works to promote the development and use of ICT and networking in the field of health, acts as an observatory for new trends, innovation and monitoring of emerging initiatives and provides services for the standardisation and accreditation of products.

The implementation of ICT in the health sector is now unstoppable and is seen as one of the most transformative elements in the health sector of the future. The fact that the health sector in Catalonia covers 100% of citizens within a framework of universal and public coverage, together with the involvement of a variety of agents, organisations, suppliers and subsidiary industries, puts the health sector in an excellent position to act as an economic innovator and energising influence in the use of new technologies.