19 June 2023

    European support for further development viQtor!

    We are proud to announce that smartQare has been awarded a new R&D grant: Pressure, a 3-year (partly European) grant under the OpZuid (EFRO) programme.

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    18 June 2023

    Introducing: Jan-Hein Auf dem Brinke, our new CFO

    Our new CFO Jan-Hein Auf dem Brinke has a background as a chartered accountant at KPMG. There, he served a variety of clients in the financial sector including banks, investment companies and insurers. After KPMG, he held various management positions at banks and start-ups. Most recently, he served as CFO of GoFlow Technology, a start-up in ventilation technology, where, among other things, he was heavily involved in securing financing. Meet Jan-Hein Auf dem Brinke.

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    11 May 2023

    Update on our living labs and studies

    We are fully engaged in studies and living labs in which we test the use of viQtor for a specific target group; in a specific situation, together with clinical partners. This results in very valuable information on the basis of which we can further develop viQtor and on the basis of which the clinical partners get a better picture of how and where monitoring can add value in their operational processes and for their patient target group(s).

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    10 May 2023

    smartQare in the media

    We are on a mission! To improve healthcare. Offer a solution to current capacity shortages. Be able to start preventing care.

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    9 May 2023

    Minnesota and Seattle trip report

    In the week of 16-20 April, de Brabantse Ontwikkelingsmaatschappij (BOM), OostNL and Liof organised a trade mission to Medical Alley in Minnesota in the US. 17 Innovative MedTech companies were invited to an inspiring programme in the premier MedTech hotspot of the US, and smartQare was there!

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    16 March 2023

    Internal study on wearing comfort of viQtor completed

    When you see the advanced technology hidden in our viQtor, the bracelet in which it is worn seems only of secondary importance.

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    15 March 2023

    smartQare member of Barcelona Health Hub

    Since March 2023, smartQare has been admitted as a member of the Barcelona Health Hub.

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    13 March 2023

    Life Sciences & Health mission to Denmark and Sweden

    With the CE certification obtained by smartQare in August 2022, viQtor can be used as a monitoring solution for healthcare within the EU.

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    17 February 2023

    Grants for further development viQtor

    Wonderful news: smartQare has been awarded two grants

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    30 January 2023

    First distribution agreement signed

    The first distribution agreement is a fact! Our first distributor is Airo Health Care.

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    30 January 2023

    New studies

    We are fully engaged in the market validation of viQtor. This month we will start monitoring COPD patients from General Practition Practice Meuwissen, van Ballegooijen and Vosseberg in Wageningen.

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    25 January 2023

    Roadmap viQtor

    smartQare is working hard on the technical roadmap that expands the capabilities of viQtor, making viQtor even more relevant to existing and also new use cases/users.

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    23 January 2023

    CES Las Vegas 2023

    At the invitation of the Ministry of Economy and Climate, we participated in CES Las Vegas 2023. CES (Consumer Electronics Show from January 5 to 8 last year) has been a successful fair with 115,000 visitors mainly from the US and Asia.

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    23 January 2023

    Update hires

    In previous newsletters we have shared job openings. We are pleased with the new colleagues we have since welcomed.

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    22 January 2023

    Review 2022

    smartQare has finished a wonderful year 2022. A selection of highlights the team looks back on;

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    8 December 2022

    viQtor in the field: the third living lab has started

    To experience how viQtor works in real life, smartQare sets up living labs at healthcare organizations. There, clients and healthcare professionals discover the added value of our 24-7 monitoring solution. For the first living lab, we have entered into a partnership with Sensire, a large and innovative care institution in the Netherlands, and Medical Service Centre NAAST-ZCN. Project manager Reinier Vrolijk and nursing researcher Judith Douma share their initial findings.

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    7 December 2022

    Market validation

    With the CE marking, viQtor is ready for use. The first phase is now to demonstrate the value of viQtor in practice in relatively small-scale pilots. To this end, we enter into partnerships with various (innovative) healthcare institutions.

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    5 December 2022

    viQtor goes West, admission to the US market

    On November 30, we submitted all documents for admission of viQtor to the US market. No fewer than 121 documents and reports have been prepared for this purpose

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    23 November 2022

    smartQare is coalition partner in the 'vliegwiel coalitie'

    SmartQare has been a coalition partner in the 'vliegwiel coalitie' since this month. The 'vliegwiel coalitie' is a partnership between patients & clients (representatives), healthcare providers/care providers, health insurers and suppliers. The coalition has about 50 partners and this number is growing every month.

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    31 October 2022

    USA here we come...

    Since 1967, CES Las Vegas has become the global stage for innovation. Every year, more than 180,000 participants from more than 160 countries gather here. Technological innovations, both for B2C and B2B, are showcased at CES to potential customers, partners, investors and global media.

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    19 October 2022

    smartQare App is now available in the App Store

    viQtor has been developed as a complete solution for 24/7 monitoring: a wearable for the upper arm, a web platform with dashboards and an app.

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    10 October 2022

    Medical devices vs consumer devices

    At smartQare we are regularly asked how our solution differs from the smartwatch or wristband. CE certification is required in Europe for use in the medical domain.

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    29 September 2022

    smartQare to CES 2023 in Las Vegas!

    smartQare will be part of the #NLatCES mission 2023. CES, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is the world’s most influential tech trade show, January 5-8, 2023.

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    24 August 2022

    viQtor is CE certified!

    We are incredibly proud that as of today August 24, viQtor is one of the first continuous monitoring solutions in Europe to be CE class IIa certified based on the Medical Device Regulation (MDR). The CE certification has been awarded for the complete solution: the device with the software (platform).

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    4 July 2022

    Cecile Goldman named new CEO of smartQare

    Cecile Goldman-Corbeij will shape the expansion of smartQare as the new Chief Executive Officer. She succeeds Walter van Kuijen, who will remain actively involved in smartQare as a strategic advisor and co-shareholder.

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    17 March 2022

    Financing round of €3 million completed

    We have successfully completed a €3 million funding round for the medical validation and certification of our unique 24/7 (home) monitoring & diagnostics solution, viQtor. Read more...

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    15 November 2021

    smartQare reaches milestone and is ISO13485 certified

    NEN-EN-ISO 13485:2016 is an international set of standards and specifies requirements for a quality management system for an organization that supplies medical devices and related services. Read more...

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    1 November 2021

    viQtor in Mobile Healthcare Innovation Café

    During the Mobile Healthcare Innovation Café, leading healthcare professionals gathered to discuss the future of eHealth. Our CEO Walter van Kuijen was also present.

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    5 October 2021

    Dutch medical 24/7 monitoring solution on the eve of breakthrough in elderly care

    After a period of 4 years of intensive development, smartQare is ready for the introduction of its innovative 24/7 monitoring solution.

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