ActiveRest - Development of a textile mattress guard for the prevention of pressure ulcers

The R&D Copromotion Project ActiveRest started on October 1, 2016 and will last for 30 months, ending on March 31, 2019.

The main objective of ActiveRest is the development of a textile mattress guard, which through a quantitative pressure mapping system, with intelligent action will relieve the pressure on the user, preventing the development of pressure ulcers.

It is also intended to monitor risk parameters in the prevention of pressure ulcers. A communication system and a graphic software interface will be developed to be used by healthcare providers.

ActiveRest will be developed by a multidisciplinary team that has the required and complementary competences to ensure the project good execution, being considered the simultaneous participation of business entities which operate in the critical stages of the product value chain and R&D entities, aiming the good execution of the project.

The project has an Eligible investment of 654 966.94 €, with a financing rate of 71.40%.



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