Aseptika Win First Place for Most Promising eHealth Solution Competition 2014 Developed by an EU SME

April 3, 2014, Activ8rlives (Aseptika Limited), Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, UK: Aseptika wins first place in the competition to reward the most promising eHealth solution 2014 developed by an early-stage European Small and Medium Enterprise (SME).
Winner Promising eHealth Solution EU SME Competition 2014
Winner Promising eHealth Solution EU SME Competition 2014
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* Aseptika
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* Activ8rlives
* Respiratory Disease
* European Commission

* Health
* Medical

* Huntingdon - Cambridgeshire - UK

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HUNTINGDON, U.K. - April 3, 2014 - PRLog -- The 2014 Competition was organized by TICBioMed and has the endorsement of the Health and Wellbeing Unit of DG CONNECT of the European Commission.

The Competition took place on Wednesday, 2nd April alongside the World of Health IT congress in Nice, France. The announcement of the Winning entries was made following the Company pitches.

Commenting on the win Founder and Managing Director, Kevin A. Auton commented "We are delighted to be awarded this honour, especially in light of the outstanding quality of the finalists that presented to the Judges".

The Competition attracted some 123 EU SME companies to enter in the category of "Promising eHealth EU SME". The judges commended Aseptika for the integrated approach it was taking in the support of patients with long-term respiratory disease, providing the platform to self-manage their illness through self-monitoring. Central to the Company’s “hospital-at-home” concept, is a test in which the patient measures the level of virulence of the bacteria living in their lungs which from time to time, flare into a full and repeated chest infections.

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Caption: First Place Trophy in the Category Promising eHealth Solution EU SME Competition 2014. Kevin A. Auton Ph.D, with the Competition’s organizer from TICBioMed, Spain.

(High resolution images available upon request)

About Aseptika Limited (Activ8rlives)

Our strategy is to develop expert information systems which can be used by laypeople and shared with their healthcare service providers, to better self-manage long-term conditions through self-monitoring. Activ8rlives integrates simple monitoring devices that capture an individual’s various health parameters. This information is brought together in the Company’s servers so that it can be viewed to warn of impending ill health and to support them in maintaining wellbeing. This also means that this information is available anywhere and at any time. A natural extension is development of a home-based test predicting flare-ups in chest infections in those who have long-term respiratory conditions, to reduce hospital admissions and improve healthcare.

The Company offers a range of health monitors, from step counters through to smart scales, smartphone Food Diary App to peak flow meters and pulse oximeters. The online communities combine empowerment through self-monitoring with the added dynamic of group support and motivation. Groups can be led by laypeople, family, carers or healthcare workers to improve wellbeing and maintain health.

Users can track: physical activity, body composition and weight, lung function and cardiovascular health, blood glucose, HbA1c, cholesterol, c-reactive protein, International Normalized Ratio (INR), medication and bacterial infection markers. Custom trackers such as dress size, training sessions, pool laps per session, runs per week, sleep duration, allergy reactions, mood, fertility, temperature - in fact anything that can be measured - can be created. Activ8rlives is free to use and there are no joining or subscription fees.

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For press information, please contact:

Jessica Auton, Marketing Director, Aseptika Ltd (Activ8rlives)

Direct +44 (0)1480 352 821

Mobile +44 (0)7455 922 122

Jessica Auton, Aseptika Limited (Activ8rlives)
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