Elitac BalanceBelt BV is the worldwide distributor of the BalanceBelt, a unique ‘wearable’ solution that helps balance disorder patients regain their independence and mobility.
BalanceBelt BV: Our mission
The BalanceBelt was developed in collaboration between Prof. Dr Kingma, Elitac Wearables and the Maastricht University Medical Centre+.
About Prof. Dr Kingma
As a Professor in Clinical Vestibulology at the Maastricht University Medical Centre+ (The Netherlands), Prof. Dr Kingma treated many patients with vestibular disorders. He developed the BalanceBelt as a substitute to the existing invasive and unsustainable treatments for severe balance disorders.
Prof. Dr Kingma has presented more than 1000 keynote lectures and contributed to more than 150 international peer-reviewed publications in biophysics and medical sciences.
About Elitac Wearables
Elitac Wearables develops wearables from idea to commercially viable product – and any stage in-between – for the medical and safety domains. We specialise in integrating electronics and textiles, with a particular focus on haptic feedback technology and sensors.
We collaborate with commercial partners (Teijin Smart Safety, TNO, Paulien van Dongen, etc.), medical institutes (Maastricht University Medical Centre+, University Medical Centre Utrecht, etc.) and universities (University of Delft, University of Twente, etc.).