The start. It all began with an R&D pitch to improve patient rehabilitation.
The problem. During our workshop at Sunnaas Hospital, the current design of hospital beds was identified as the number one challenge for nurses and patients.
Initial public funding. Ably is granted with a frame of 5M NOK, and three more partners got added to our project: Helse Møre og Romsdal, Herøy Municipality, and Sykehuset Innlandet HF.
Patent pending. Submitted by Dehns Law UK, through the UK patent office.
Approved for the CABHI program in Canada. Ably Medical Inc. opened Toronto office.
Raised 4M USD in capital from the Ålesund, Norway based investment group Pir.
Firstprototype shipment. From Ålesund,Norway to Ontario, Canada.
Usability study together with our Canadian hospital partner Hamilton Health Sciences and GERAS Centre.
Hospital partnership network expansion with Göttingen
Teamed up with some of the world’s finest industrial designers and engineers, based in Germany.
Production start, first limited batch.
Clinical verification studies. Testing and feedback before industrial production.
Official launch with partner hospitals.
Commercial launch of the next generation hospital bed.