HealthQ Technologies is a high-tech start-up company combining skills from various disciplines to provide solutions in the digital health and wellness space.

The company strives to create an environment where experts from various fields including biology, electronics, mechanics, mathematics, physics, computer science, as well as industrial and software design can cross-pollinate ideas to provide out-of-the-box solutions and cutting-edge technologies in the global wellness, weight-loss and fitness space.

HealthQ follows a pragmatic approach with rapid testing and development cycles to evaluate and industrialise new technologies.

Where Implemented

Founded in 2010, HealthQ and has focused on building, testing and prototyping several new ideas in the personalised medical device arena specifically relating to wireless and mobile health for both local and global markets.

Contribution to eHealth in SA

HealthQ recently constructed one of only 20 metabolic chambers globally, and the world’s first based on open source technology.  This state-of-the-art scientific equipment will enable South African entrepreneurs and researches to perform crucial experiments when testing and developing new technologies and products.

HealthQ is also involved with several global initiatives in order to develop a system to monitor all the vitals of the human body that is set to launch in 2015. This body monitoring system is expected to dramatically change the way and level of detail at which we understand our bodies.

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