The Peri-Menopause Challenge

31 May 2018

This category aims to find technologies which help give women better control, enabling women to easily track symptoms of peri-menopause, with relevant clinically-validated hormone levels, so they can better understand their experience and can get relevant support and information.

Finalists

Adia: Adia is a health platform, combining medical, emotional and social support in order to help women as they navigate the various life stages of their reproductive health. Whether that is difficulty understanding fertility, pregnancy support or managing peri-menopause and menopause symptoms, Adia empowers women by providing affordable access to diagnostics, doctors, therapists and emotional support. (www.adiahealth.com)

B-wom: B-wom is a digital coach for female health and wellbeing, aiming to improve or prevent health conditions with exercises, healthy habits, tracking and content. B-wom provides personalised action plans to improve women’s lives, using exercises, change of habits for example, in order to make self-care and prevention engaging and easy to integrate into women’s day-to-day lives. B-wom is a freemium app available both in App Store and Play Store. The app will ask about symptoms and current status (if the user has children or if they are pregnant), helping to shape a personalised plan. (www.b-wom.com/en)

Grace: A bracelet that automatically fends off menopausal hot flushes. Designed to be worn day and night, Grace could help in solving one of the most common menopausal symptoms for millions of women worldwide. Using an array of sensors, Grace automatically identifies the onset of a hot flush. At this point, a cooling tile is activated aiming to reverse the effects of a flush. Grace is paired with a smartphone app which allows users to view patterns and trends associated with their symptoms. (www.gracecooling.com)