North-West University
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Overview of innovation

The invention is a digital prediction tool that uses three biomarkers and blood pressure readings to accurately predict and quantify future risk of chronic stress and resulting diabetes, ischemic heart disease and stroke.
Using a proprietary algorithm, formulated from 30 years of clinical research on this topic, the assessment tool is easy and fast to use. It delivers scientifically validated results, enabling quantification of risk severity in patients.

Technology Benefits

  • Digital medical assessment tool for wellness
  • Accurate prediction tool
  • No questionnaires
  • True risks profile using blood tests
  • Science backed quantifying prediction model for stress, and diabetes
Type of Intellectual Property protection
Patent
Know how
Innovation Opportunity Type
Collaboration
Funding
Investment
Pilot
Industry
​Information and communication
Mobile
IoT
Human health and social work activities
Health Technologies
Diagnostics
Technology Readiness Level
TRL 6 – Prototype tested in real-world settings
Co-creators
Prof Leone Malan , North-West University and Prof Nico Malan , North-West University
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Website link
http://services.nwu.ac.za/technology-transfer-and-innovation-support/innovations