Bite Session with Emmy Hendriks, SARA-Robotics



SARA – the Social & Autonomous Robotic health Assistant - is an Innovation Activity proudly supported by EIT Digital as part of its Digital Wellbeing focus area. SARA aims to improve the work and life of healthcare professionals and their patients with the help of robotic care assistants. The robots function as a social entities in nursing homes and hospitals to improve the quality of care and to provide patients with meaningful social interactions specifically designed for certain health conditions like dementia.

Emmy Hendriks, product owner SARA-Robotics, will talk about her journey from MVP to customer acquisition as well as her EIT Digital journey via the Innovation Factory. Expect plenty of interaction during this one hour spotlight on a promising startup!

13:00 Introduction to EIT Digital
13:05 Presentation on SARA
13:15 Q&A with EIT Digital and the Beacon
13:30 Q&A with a wider audience
13:55 Closing remarks


SARA was developed in 2019 as an EIT Digital innovation activity within a consortium of EIT Digital partners: Bright Cape, Forum Virium Helsinki, GIM Robotics from Finland, and Curamatik and the Technische Universität Berlin from Germany.

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Bite Sessions are a new format brought to you by EIT Digital and The Beacon, host of EIT Digital's new Satellite in Antwerp, Belgium. The partners joined forces to not only talk but show the true change that companies successfully made with the support of EIT Digital and by collaborating with EIT Digital partners. These companies will inspire, share their tips and tricks, and give you transparency in their process.

The @noon Bite Sessions are online and held until further notice every month at 1 pm.

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