We accelerate bringing breakthrough wearable health and human performance technology to market.

We accelerate bringing breakthrough wearable health and performance technology to market.

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Our Mission

Wearable. Biomedical. Transformational.

WearTech Applied Research Center connects entrepreneurs and companies seeking to commercialize emerging healthcare technology with world-class research teams working at the forefront of wearable, biomedical innovation.

Our Space

in Phoenix

Opened in fall 2019 in Phoenix’s vibrant biomedical district, WearTech Center features an engineering and prototyping lab, conference and coworking space and close proximity to clinical and research partners.

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1.3M
Lives saved by wearables in 2020
upcoming events

26

April

Phoenix Startup Week
Join WearTech partner Startup AZ at Arizona’s largest entrepreneurial event.

27

April

WearRAcon 21
Join wearable robotics professionals at WeaRAcon Virtual 2021.

Which came first:

The chicken or

The egg-shaped,
edible sensor?

Applied research solves for the age-old innovation lag between idea and real world application. Dr. Hanqing Jiang describes why.

inside innovation

What if we could predict a fall

before it happens?

Applied research connects investigations to patient populations. Dr. Thurmon Lockhart explains how.

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What if we could predict a fall

before it happens?

Dr. Thurmon Lockhart explains how applied research combined with common smartphone technology can save lives.

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news
WearTech Unveils New Exoskeleton Test Bed for Industry

WEARTECH BLOG

New wearable tech center to foster research and development

Phoenix Business Journal

Wearables in Arizona's 2021 technology ecosystem

AZ Big Media

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With WearTech funding, we were able to get the clinical validation piece, which we could not have done... that’s why we’re so excited."

WearTech Principal Investigator

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WearTech not only assisted with the research and production of my device, but allowed me to learn how to teach patients and doctors on how this device can help improve their life."

Nicholas Hool, Ph.D.

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WearTech provides that landing place for entrepreneurs and innovators to really get their start."

Michael Lawton, President & CEO of Barrow Neurological Institute,
WearTech Advisory Board

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