Tbilisi innovation competition Seedstars 2017 was held on September 16, at Innovation and Technology Park. The best startup title was gained by RehabGlove.
RehabGlove is a stroke rehabilitation glove that improves motor function and the rewiring of the brain.
Every year 15 million people worldwide suffer from stroke and many lose control of one of their hands. RehabGlove is an affordable consumer device compatible with Virtual Reality that assists patients who have suffered a stroke, in hand rehabilitation process by applying supportive forces on their fingers.
While most rehabilitation processes are done inside hospitals and cost thousands of dollars, RehabGlove allows users to recover without leaving their homes for under 500$.
”Based on the sensor data collected from our customers, we will constantly improve our software to make it more entertaining, to address real-life tasks, and to identify the key points that work best for recovery,”- says the founder of startup.
Seedstars winners will attend summit in Ukraine and travel to Switzerland where they’ll get a chance to win 1 000 000 USD, in 2018.