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DIA-VIT, a non-invasive glucose self-monitoring device for diabetes patients

Objective

DIA-VIT is a first non-invasive glucose self-monitoring device for diabetes patients, with proven operational results. We have designed and produced our own unique innovative modules and developed the algorithm supporting the device. Our device was tested and proved in relevant environment and is at TRL 6 stage according to Technology Readiness Level table.

Technology of DIA-VIT device is extremely disruptive by nature. Although there have been several trials over the years, technology for monitoring glucose has not changed for more than 30 years. All existing technologies are invasive.

Key market application of our device is direct replacement of current generation of self-monitoring devices for glucose measurement. On the basis of the patent search we believe that we have freedom to operate and that we do not breach any other patent rights.

Today 387 million people in the world are suffering from diabetes and the number is rising. The global market of self-monitoring devices will reach $12.2 billion by the year 2017. DIA-VIT device will increase quality of life for diabetes patients, enable early, simple and accurate diagnostic and reduce costs of the diabetes health care. Our innovation will represent business opportunity for producers/suppliers and distributors of the device.

Target users for DIA-VIT device are diabetes patients, physically active and quality-of-life-aware population. Market segment is age 25-45, geographical areas are developed markets of EU and US, and later on also other markets.

The entrepreneurial team who worked together towards the currently developed minimum viable product consists of experts from different fields (R&D, sales, marketing, finance). Within Feasibility study we will assess technical, operational, legal, timing aspects of the project and develop business model and commercialization plan. We are determined to bring the DIA-VIT non-invasive glucose self-monitoring device to market.

Field of science

  • /medical and health sciences/clinical medicine/endocrinology/diabetes
  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/business model
  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/commerce

Call for proposal

H2020-SMEINST-1-2015
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Funding Scheme

SME-1 - SME instrument phase 1

Coordinator

VB CENTER D.O.O.
Address
Zamusani 100A
2272 Gorisnica
Slovenia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 50 000