Capical GmbH, a Braunschweig, Germany-based developer of a capacitive electrocardiogram device has closed a seed financing round.
Backers include High-Tech Gründerfonds and Mr. Klaus Würtenberger, an experienced private investor in the field of medical technology.
The company intends to use the funds to advance and commercialize its capacitive ECG-device (cEKG) within the next year.
Founded in September 2010 as a spin-off from the Institute of Electrical Measurement Science and Fundamental Electrical Engineering of the TU Braunschweig by Dr. Martin Oehler, Henning Böge and Prof. Meinhard Schilling, Capical develops ECG-systems based on capacitive electrodes operating entirely wireless. The company is currently planning further products for other fields of medical care.