Invest for pressure ulcer free future!

Nosore is a research to business team in Aalto University. We develop next generation medical device for wheelchair users. Nosore provides automatic real time pressure ulcer risk identification which enables preventive action. Nosore system includes smart sheet integrated into active sheet cushion and AI software. System can be used with normal smart phone or tablet.

Healthcare impact

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.

Our solution

The identification of pressure ulcers in the early stage can reduce the risk of complications, such as cancer, cellulitis, sepsis, as well as joint and bone infections.

Nosore system is a set of automatic sensor and active blood circulation manipulation concept

  • sensor smartsheet interface individuals 
  • software identifies from individuals data a risk of getting pressure ulcer
  • provides pressure ulcer early warning for caregivers
  • automatically activates needed action to prevent pressure ulcer
  • provides statistics and pressure ulcer profile for caregivers

Over 80% of pressure ulcer are avoidable!

Contact Nosore team

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.

Contact us

We are seeking partners in:

  • partners in wheelchair & smartsheet manufacturers
  • software developers in AI and medical frontend
  • financing

Head of research: [email protected]

testing and clinical studies: [email protected]

Technology and testing: [email protected]

Partners & financing: [email protected]