Benesit

Founded 2021
Employees 2+
Primary contact
Carrer de Pascual i Vila
08028 Barcelona
Spain
+34 608 60 23 75
Sections
Back pain is a huge problem for people and companies. Benesit has developed a solution in the form of a smart device that helps users maintain a better posture while they are sitting. It is designed to be put on a chair from where it uses a sensor to warn the user when it detects a bad posture.
Select partners: El Centre per a la Integració de la Medicina i les Tecnologies Innovadores (CIMTI).
Founded 2021
Employees 2+
Primary contact
Carrer de Pascual i Vila
08028 Barcelona
Spain
+34 608 60 23 75
Sections

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Highlights

  • Solving a real need: Experts coincide that sitting in a bad posture can harm your musculo-skeletal back system, and that can be bad for the respiratory sistem too. The importance of mantaining a good posture and standing up every certain time is clear in all of the papers. 🔗
  • Founders with both technical and business acumen: Joan Ortiz and Enrique Vilalta are biomedical engineers from the University of Barcelona, with a master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
  • Accelerator training: In 2020, the company was one of the 9 startups selected for the IQS Tech Factory Acceleration Program.
  • Engaged in the startup ecosystem: Benesit has been working with organizations such as Barcelona Active, StartUB! (Universitat de Barcelona), and The Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technologies (CIMTI).

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Last update: August 17, 2022