Background - epihunter

QUICK FACTS

almost 1% of the world's population has epilepsy
that is more than 65 million people

30% of people with epilepsy do not respond to medical treatment
despite medication they live with unpredictable and uncontrollable seizures

1 out of 7 people with epilepsy suffer from absence seizures
which are difficult to notice and are more common in children

Epihunter is the only solution that detects, signals and registers absence epilepsy seizures in real-time.

“It happened regularly that the teacher was mad at him without him knowing why.”

— Peter, dad of Christian

“Thanks to the epihunter solution I now live my life more relaxed and have a better contact with my neurologist.”

— Philippe, 52 years old, has absence epilepsy - Antwerp (Belgium)

FOR WHOM?

Person with epilepsy

Person with epilepsy gains insight into the length of seizures. Can actively optimize the algorithm. Lessens frustration and misunderstandings.

Teacher

Teacher, colleague or interlocutor is aware of a seizure and can repeat information later. Improved relationships.

Family

Family receives recognition and reassurance about daily situations. Objective information about seizure frequency.

“The neurologist always asks us how many seizures he has. It is really stressful, as a mother I don’t know either!”

— Laura, mum of Bart

“Being able to consult a seizure history of a few months will be very interesting for medication optimization.”

— Prof. Dr. Lieven Lagae

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“With the Epilepsy League, we will support epihunter with the scientific validation of their application. In this way, the app can give researchers more insight into absence epilepsy and contribute to new treatments!”

— Prof. Dr. Paul Boon, president of the Flemish Epilepsy League

AWARDS

IDEATION 2017

IDEATION 2017

INNOVATION 2018

INNOVATION 2018

NOMINEE 2018

NOMINEE 2018

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FINALIST 2019

Daan Buckinx_Bart Borgerhoff_04Why we do what we do?

I'm also a parent

I believe digital technologies can have huge impact on the daily life with epilepsy. At epihunter we create solutions that make epilepsy matter less.

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Epihunter is a CE Class I medical device

*Epihunter signals, video-records and logs absence seizures and focal onset impaired awareness seizures. Our research shows that on average epihunter detects 90% of seizures. Note that these numbers can vary from person to person and depend on exact syndrome or type of epilepsy. Please consult with your doctor and always follow their advice.

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