Opportunity

Sleep Apnea and Snoring are a common problem. Half a billion people globally are estimated to have Sleep Apnea and 80% of them are still undiagnosed. 50% of people who snore loudly have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).

Aging and obesity of the population increase dramatically the prevalence of sleep apnea and snoring. Sleep apnea is not just a disease anymore, we could say it is an epidemic. In overall, the currently prevailing sleeping disorders screening and treatment solutions are invasive, inaccurate, expensive and usually need medical professionals´ assistance. These are also the main reasons why over 80% of the sleeping disorder suffering population has not been diagnosed and treated right so far. Nukute is the solution for this.

Solution

Easy Therapy and Diagnosis with Nukute Solution

Nukute screening collar and pulse oximeter identifies and prognoses upcoming Sleep Apnea events. The solution can differentiate between Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Central Sleep Apnea (CSA). The Nukute collar monitors the breathing quality and the respiratory rate and profile for screening and diagnosing purposes. The detection of OSA and CSA is based on measuring Apnea Hypopnea (AHI) and Respiratory Disturbance (RDI) indexes.

Detection and analysis for sleep apnea and snoring are integrated with applications running on a smartphone, tablet or laptop.

Company

Nukute is a Finnish company with extensive experience in audio analysing technology for sleeping disorders. Nukute collaborates with leading medical technology industries and hospitals worldwide. Nukute has 14 employees and follows ISO 13485 and other medical regulations, e.g. those of FDA.

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those who suffer from sleeping disorders by providing them with healthy, secure, reliable and robust solutions - Get sleep and forget the rest.

Board & Advisory

M.Soc.Sc Pekka Virtanen (Chairman)
B.Sc., MBA Johannes Gullichsen (Vice-Chairman)
M.Sc Tuukka Visuri (CEO and board member)
M.Sc Toni Leinonen (board member)
M.Sc Timo T. Laitinen (board member)
M.D. Mika Kallio Medical Advisor (Oulu University Hospital)
Adjunct Prof. Juha Peltonen
Medical Advisor (University of Helsinki)

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