WISIFY Tech Solutions is a University of Porto Spin-Off that develops technological solutions to support medical, nutrition and sports professionals who need reliable and innovative tools to help improve the lives of their customers.
According to the World Health Organization, excess body fat and lack of physical activity are related to 50% of chronic non-communicable diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and even some cancers.
Wisify’s portfolio hold two patented and licensed technologies to UP for assessing people’s nutritional and physical status: LIPOWISE and GRIPWISE. LIPOWISE is a digital skinfold calliper for screening skinfold thickness in different parts of the body and assess body composition. GRIPWISE is a load cell that, by replacing different accessories, can assess the strength profile of various muscle groups. Both devices communicate with mobile applications that in turn aggregate their data on a cloud platform where it is automatically analysed.