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DISRUPTOR ON DISPLAY: Ergoresearch

Published by Sara Phillips | 2017-12-15 11:00:09

Found in: AcceleratorCTA@BostonLife SciencesTechnology 

The orthopedic market is in full expansion due to an aging population. Quebec-based company, Ergoresearch Ltd. is at the forefront of this expansion with its innovative, non-invasive and non-toxic biomedical devices that are designed to improve the quality of life of patients around the world.

Founded in 2001, Ergoresearch Ltd. designs and manufactures cutting-edge technologies for the orthopedic industry. Its innovative and economically efficient orthopedic products and solutions offer peak impact on pain and motor function that are often reimbursed by third-party payers. The company developed and commercialized WebFit™, the first robotized custom-fit orthotics manufacturing software program and launched OdrA, a new category of orthotic that, with the action of its world-patented distraction-rotation action, revolutionizes the treatment of pain associated with knee osteoarthritis.

Ergoresearch is the benchmark for specialty medical equipment and software for the orthopedics market. It is Quebec’s leading manufacturer of “intelligent” foot orthotics and specialty orthotics and holds many patents in the field. Currently, the company’s patent portfolio ranges from orthotics/prothesis and neurostimulation to human bionics, including intellectual property rights for the Power Knee – the only motorized prosthesis with artificial intelligence in the world, designed for above-knee amputees.


Ergoresearch Ltd. claimed the 2014 Desjardins Entrepreneurs Award in Innovation and Productivity and is currently in residence at the Canadian Technology Accelerator in Boston (CTA@Boston) as part of the Accelerator’s fall cohort. Interested in connecting with Ergoresearch? Contact CTA@Boston Coordinator Susan Ahern for more information.

 

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