Company facts

  • 2022Today

    • on the way to approval of the robot as a medical device
    • growing start-up with 20 employees
    • sites in Ilmenau/Thuringia and Leipzig/Saxony
  • 2019 – 2020 Foundation of TEDIRO

    • stakeholder interviews with clinics, therapists, business managers and physicians
    • confirmation of the potential for a robotic system
    • grant for Anke Mayfarth to found TEDIRO
    • foundation of TEDIRO GmbH by Anke Mayfarth and Dr. Christian Sternitzke on May 11, 2020
  • 2018Change of Anke Mayfarth to MetraLabs and start of cooperation with Dr. Christian Sternitzke

    • Dr. Christian Sternitzke and Anke Mayfarth jointly apply for patents for healthcare applications during the research project, among other thing
    • development of possible business models and framework conditions for a robot for gait training on crutches
  • 2016 – 2019 Research project with the Waldkliniken Eisenberg, the TU Ilmenau, the robot manufacturer MetraLabs and the health insurance company Barmer

    development and testing of a demonstrator for patients walking in three-point gait on crutchees
  • 2016Cooperation between TU Ilmenau and Waldkliniken Eisenberg begins, the idea of gait training on forearm supports with robot is born

    • Prof. Horst-Michael Gross, head of the Department of Neuroinformatics and Cognitive Robotics at the Technical University of Ilmenau is looking for mobile robot applications in the healthcare sector and contacts the Waldkliniken Eisenberg
    • Anke Mayfarth is given the task of identifying applications: She was excited because there was one exercise where, as a physical therapist, she had always wanted a robot to take over this routine task: Gait training on crutches.