The award went to an intelligent healthcare bed for patients in a critical condition. In cooperation with the University of Hradec Králové, LINET designed a system that detects the patient’s movements in bed and monitors their breathing and heart rate. At the same time, it can also determine whether the patient is in bed and whether they are at a risk. All data is transferred to a computer.

"When developing the solution, we focused on three goals, namely the prevention of pressure injuries, infection control and simplifying the work of nurses, who are often overworked. The result is an intelligent bed that may not only be positioned, but is also able to monitor patients, and thereby significantly helps those in a critical condition as well as the medical staff," explained Vít Karvay, Technical Director of LINET.

As a proof that it is truly innovative, the solution received an award in the Business category during this year’s Czech Technology Agency Awards. "The development could not be realized without the cooperation of all. Thank you to the whole team for a great job!" says Vít Karvay.

Gala evening in the National Museum in Prague

The awards were presented on October 20, in the Historical Building of the National Museum in Prague. Approximately 300 guests were invited, including senators, deputies, members of the government of the Czech Republic, representatives of the academic and research community and foreign guests.

The opening of the evening was followed by the presenting of awards in five categories: Governance, Partnership, Business, Society, and Czech Idea. The guests voted for the last category. The winner was selected among awarded projects. In the end, it was given to the project from the Governance category – an AI communication platform suppressing the infodemic.

The prizes were presented by Milena Králíčková, rector of Charles University, Pavel Šebek as the representative of the Zentiva company and Petr Konvalinka, chairman of TA CR. Vít Karvay accepted the award on behalf of LINET.

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