ViCardio®, the world’s first wearable, beat to beat, non-invasive, accurate, blood pressure monitor has been recognised as one of Yorkshire’s top technology companies for its innovative blood pressure monitoring technology in the special report TopTech Yorkshire 2018.
Top tech Yorkshire 2018 is a report that celebrates and recognises Yorkshire organisations the that are positioning the county as a growing hub for innovation and technological development. Leeds office of law firm Mills and Reeve in partnership with Thebusinessdesk.com, a leading business media in the UK, launched together this special report with an event at the city of Leeds, on the 18th of October.
Vicardio’s medical device aims to disrupt the consumer BPM market by making easier the diagnosis, monitoring and control of blood pressure for patients and clinicians.
“We are delighted to be featured as one of Yorkshire’s most innovative companies. Our commitment is to make life easier through technology empowering and transforming the lives of those suffering from Hypertension and its related diseases” said Dr Sandeep Shah, CEO of ViCardio Limited.
Among other 20 Yorkshire businesses, ViCardio® was featured in the report due to its patented opto-mechanical micro motion technology, that allows it to be the world’s blood pressure first non-invasive, beat-to-beat, blood pressure monitor. The judging panel, featuring Richard Faulkner, Mark Wyat and Phil Smith among other influencing figures in the technology sector highlighted ViCardio®’s disruptive technology.
“We were very impressed with ViCardio®, we thought it is a brilliant product and in particular the technical ability to monitor blood pressure in a way that you just can’t do from an external product was brilliant” said Paul Johnson, head of Leeds Corporate team for Mills and Reeve.
The ViCardio® device is currently being submitted for European CE mark clearance and FDA Approval. The first thousand devices will be available for online purchase in early 2019, following CE marking. Patients and clinicians can learn more at www.vicardio.com
Toptech Yorkshire report is available here: https://www.toptechyorkshire.co.uk/final-report
Vicardio Limited was setup in late 2017 with the mission to improve the diagnosis, monitoring and control of blood pressure in the community. Vicardio’s first consumer product is the world’s first wearable blood pressure monitor, powered by The TLT proprietary optical-electronic micro-motion sensor that allows blood pressure to be measured with each beat of the heart using a simple and elegant wrist-based wearable. For more information, visit www.vicardio.com