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We believe in innovation with purpose. This means, innovation that solves people’s real problems.
Since the very beginning, our company has been committed to uncovering new technologies and ways to achieve better solutions — always with the ultimate goal of improving people’s quality of life.
Although most of our research is within the area of healthcare, we also have extensive experience bringing innovation in areas like autonomous driving and industrial process automation. Not surprisingly, many sensor driven applications have a common technological base.
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- Qolware is a spin-off of the Technical University of Munich, originally founded by Dr.-Ing. Cristina Soaz and Dr.Psy Therese Tönnies. First Qolware’s solution, the LOLA App fall detector, was conceived in early 2016 after several years of PhD research and clinical validation.
- In September 2016, Qolware’s original project was funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy under the EXIST program.
- In March 2017, Qolware is legally established as a limited liability company (in German “GmbH”)
- In May 2017 Qolware was funded by the German EIT Health Head Start Programme which fast-tracked the entry of their first product, the LOLA Emergency App, into market.
- In September 2017 Qolware was funded by the ESA Incubation Centre Bavaria, allowing to further develop their IoT platform.
- Since February 2018, the company is part of Wayra, Telefonica’s accelerator in Munich. During this time Qolware’s network was grown to include numerous partners inside and outside Germany like Telefonica, Samsung or Deutsche Telekom.
- In December 2018 Qolware’s project idea was selected among 85 proposals to participate in one of the biggest European Multi Centric Large Scale Pilot on Smart Living Environment: Activage. Within this pilot, Qolware will connect its solution LOLA to the AIoTES IoT healthcare platform. LOLA will enable automatic response of emergencies and health monitoring in a selected group of elderly and chronic patients in collaboration with the Spanish Red Cross and the Galician Public Healthcare Provider, SERGAS.
- In March 2019, Qolware joined as external Partner of the EIT Health KIC in the project FRAIL. The solution to be developed by Qolware and the consortium partners (TUM, IMEC, CapDigital and Madopa) within the FRAIL project will help seniors by directly support the prevention of frailty and its negative impact on their quality of life. More information about the project FRAIL in: http://www.frail.eu/#about