【News】Capital and business alliance with Xenoma, a health tech startup developing sophisticated smart apparel


CYBERDYNE Inc. (Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, President & CEO: Yoshiyuki Sankai; from now on referred to as the “Company”) and Xenoma Inc. (Ota, Tokyo, Japan, Co-Founder and CEO: Ichiro Amimori; from now on referred to as “Xenoma”) a company that develops the next-generation smart apparel ‘e-skin’, announced to form a capital and business alliance (CYBERDYNE’s investment in Xenoma).

Xenoma provides healthcare services using its smart apparel ‘e-skin’ which is light, comfortable, durable, and machine-washable. The smart motion capture system “e-skin MEVA” is quick and accurate to be used in orthopedics and rehabilitation area, and “e-skin ECG” is the approved medical device in Japan as a 3-lead long-term ECG monitoring system provided for cardiology. The two companies will combine their technologies According to the growth of business, the two companies will collaborate their technologies to explore new values.

(Comment by CEO Sankai)
By combining Xenoma’s Printed Circuit Fabric technology with our Cybernics Technology we can help users to monitor, maintain and improve their physical function more simply and comfortably in their daily lives. Thanks to Xenoma’s smart apparel based on material science, that enables fitting to individuals easily this alliance will take our business to the next step. We look forward to developing the business further.

■ News release of Xenoma Inc.