Developing the next generation hospital bed is a complex and comprehensive process. Our concern is to deliver an affordable, revolutionizing, high quality product, designed together with health personnel to make real impact. The time schedule is subject to change.

March 2015

The company was established in Ålesund, Norway.

June 2015

First concept of Ably bed starts. Workshop at Sunnas hospital.

January 2016

Received Public Grant of €460.000

January 2016

Three new hospital partners. Helse Møre og Romsdal, Herøy Municipality and Innlandet Hospital.

February 2016

First outside hire in the company.

November 2016

First patent application filed. Submitted by Dehns Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys.

June 2017

Won CABHI grant after sucsessful submission. The Project Received €385.000 from CABHI and €385.000 from Innovation Norway.

June 2017

Ably Medical Inc. was founded and we opened an office in Toronto, Canada.

April 2018

Closed funding round of €3.5M from Norwegian investors, led by Pir Invest AS.

May 2018

2nd generation prototype Ably Bed was shipped from Ålesund, Norway to Ontario, Canada.

June 2018

Usability study at St. Peter’s Hospital with our partners Hamilton Health Sciences and GERAS Centre with focus on technology validation and user acceptance.

July 2018

Ably reaches 10 employees.

September 2018

Started an industrial partnership on mechanics of the Ably bed in Germany.

December 2018

Agreement on Clinical study at University Medical Center Göttingen, UMG. Prepping for market entry in Germany.

June 2019

Production of 3rd generation prototype Ably Bed.

September 2019

Ably expands to Germany, and openes an office in Munich, with a team of in-house engineers.

December 2019

Conclusion of Usability and Biomichanical pilot studies in Canada, as a part of CABHI project at our partner hospitals in Ontario; Hamilton Health Sciences, West Park Healthcare Centre, Mackenzie Health and Southlake Regional Health Centre.

June 2020

Awarded grant of €1.4M from Innovation Norway.