Developing wearable Medtech for the elderly market

Supported by European Regional Development Funding (ERDF)

About the project

Curamicus is a Dorset company working with AUB Innovation to receive design support for their new product, CuraPal®, a wearable assistive technology that auto-detects falls in elderly and vulnerable people.

The design brief, to explore how users can be encouraged to wear their devices, is being led by Peter Phillips, an AUB design tutor with over 35 years of design consultancy experience. He is also an Associate at the Design Council.

EUROPEAN regional development FUNDS

This project is supported through match-funding by the England European Regional Development Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. This fund was established by the European Union to help local areas stimulate their economic development. This investment will help to support innovation, businesses, skills and employment to improve local growth and create jobs. For more information visit www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.