Portable Inclinometer to Prevent and Reduce Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

Developed by: Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Gregorio Marañón


The invention is a portable inclinometer system to control the position of the patient in a hospital bed or chair by measuring the angle. Studies show that keeping the patient in a half sitting position with an inclination between 30-45 degrees with the horizon prevents and reduces VAP.


The product has a medical application and is targeted to be used in beds inside and outside of intensive care units. 

Estado de protección

Utility Model application number 201430814.

Desired cooperation

There is an established collaboration with a production partner, which also could be used by another commercial actor interested in buying the device or licensing the utility model rights. 

Contact person: Tatiana García

Tel./email: 91 426 92 79 / innovacion@iisgm.com

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