To help children
to survive
the first day
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devices to support
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Our

Mission

Birthtech offers disruptive solutions to help maternal and child survival. Based on non-invasive, accurate, handle and low-cost technologies, guiding healthcare professionals taking critical decisions to provide appropriate and timely care, reducing the risk of death and serious complications.

Portable, accurate, non-invasive and low cost.

Mission

our

Challenge

Use technology to bridge the gap between different birth scenarios.

Can be used wherever a birth happens, by the healthcare workers, midwives in health centers as at home.

Solutions

Our

Solutions

To help children to survive the first day

Automated Prematurity detection by light

Remote Monitoring of Body Temperature

Fetal and neonatal maternal temperature measurement system

Social

Impact

Every year, nearly 3 million babies die within the first month of life, most from preventable causes.

More than a third of these babies die on their first day of life – making the birth day the riskiest day for newborns and mothers almost everywhere

Solutions

Scenarios

The four settings where 15 million preterm babies receive care.

Access to Full Intensive Care

High-income Countries. Access to full intensive care (1.2 million preterm babies)

Neonatal Care Unit

Middle-income countries. Neonatal care units (3.8 million preterm babies)

Facility Birth

Low-income countries. Facility birth but limited space, staff and equipment (4.4 million preterm babies)

Home Birth

Low-income countries. Home birth and care at home (5.6 million preterm babies)

Scenarios

Worlds

Apart

The four settings where 15 million preterm babies receive care.

In three of these four settings the major marker of neonatal survival, GESTATIONAL AGE, is in most cases unknown or non-existent.

About

About

The BirthTech is a spinoff company licensed by the university to retain the ownership of an innovation and introduce it into the market in cooperation with parterns. Using a multi-partnership model to drive scale-up essential medical devices this company counts on a team of collaborators with common or complementary interests to globally explore commercialy them driven by social impact.

Our

Team

Executive project team

Andreia Torres

Commercial Technique

Lucélia Ferreira

Administrative Assistant

Bruno Antunes

Physical Engineer

Luciano Leal

Founder/CFO

Team

Who supported us

Rodney Guimarães FOUNDER/CEO

Our devices are simple as simple is the essence of Nature. This simplicity translates into the low cost of the devices we manufacture, which facilitates their dissemination where they are most needed, in low-income countries.

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    PARTNERSHIP WITH MATERNOVA

    Preemie-test was launched on the World Premature Day, November 17, 2021. To learn more about the release: