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EIisa –a connected, affordable light solution for treating sleep apnea.

Project description

Non-invasive sleep apnea therapy

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by intermittent periods of disrupted breathing that cause people to wake up during sleep. Sleep apnea is a major comorbidity of cardiovascular disease, and a significant risk factor for type 2 diabetes, stroke, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation, among other conditions. Gold standard therapy uses airway pressure devices causing discomfort to patients as it requires wearing a mask all night. Funded by the European Innovation Council, the SUNRISE Tx project proposes the first truly non-invasive, affordable, and readily accessible treatment to sleep apnea. The SUNRISE Tx system is a wearable device involving no nasal obstruction and using personalized muscle stimulation to prevent airways from collapsing during sleep.

Coordinator

SUNRISE
Net EU contribution
€ 1 939 875,00
Address
Chausse De Marche (Ep) 598
5101 Namur
Belgium

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Region
Région wallonne Prov. Namur Arr. Namur
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 1 939 875,00