Pressure ulcers, commonly known as bedsores, are injuries to the underlying tissue and skin that are caused by prolonged pressure. These often affect people who are confined to bed or who seat in a wheelchair or chair for a long period of time. In USA more than 2,5 million individuals develop PU annually. Approximately 60% of the PUs goes unnoticed. Pressure ulcer kills more than car accidents or drug overdoses. Every third spinal cord injured will develop pressure ulcer sooner or later.
Core team includes two PhD (one medical and one technical) and successful startup business builder.
Nuno Nobre, RN, PhD
Dr. Nobre has over 15 years’ experience in emergency nursing. He has worked also in rehabilitation wards. His research work (PhD from Helsinki University in 2018) Dr. Nobre plays a major role in designing the clinical trials and resource management.
Martti Vakkala, MBA
Martti is sales-oriented business builder. Martti have over 20-year successful experience with startup business building. He built software company Efecte (listed) product business from 200.000 to 3 M euros. Martti is creating partnerships and market understanding in the team.
Marko Mattila, PhD technology director
Hands on technology expert with wide experience from hardware and software side. Marko is a technology-oriented problem solver with a versatile experience from technology startups to leading a development department of full-service embedded product design house.
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