News & Updates


Stefanie Freimuth and Marita Frerichs from Caritas, with Martine Bal from Care Watch

Mai 2018

Caritas Unterems and Care Watch start cooperation in pilot project.


Martine & Sija Bal from Care Watch and Dita Meding & Annika Paul from Senfkorn closely cooperate in the Innolabs Care Watch Pilot Project.

May 2018

Cooperation with Senfkorn Mehrgenerationenhaus and Gesundheitsregion Bentheim in German pilot

We are very happy to announce that we started a cooperation with Senfkorn Mehrgenerationenhaus and Gesundheitsregion Bentheim for our Innolabs Care Watch pilot project. Developments around the project can be followed via the website  


Martine Bal from Care Watch and alderman Bouke Arends from Municipality Emmen officially kick off the Care Watch Pilot Project in the Northern Netherlands by hoisting the flag!

March 2018

Start pilot project Northern Netherlands

14 March we had the kick off of our pilot project, together with municipality Emmen, in the Northern Netherlands.

More info or an impression of this project via www.hetzorghorloge.nl 


Martine Bal & Jurgen Hofman from Care Watch with HRH Prince Constantijn of Orange at the CES Holland Start Up Pavillion in Las Vegas.

January 2018

Care Watch present at CES Las Vegas

From 9 to 12 January Care Watch was present at CES Las Vegas, as part of a special start up delegation from The Netherlands, lead by HRH Prince Constantijn of Orange.


December 2017

Care Watch top 10 ranked EU project

Yes! Another top 10 position. Care Watch pilot project is selected as top 10 project within the EU Innolabs Horizon 2020 Acceleration Programme.



October 2017

Care Watch present at first 

CES unveiled Amsterdam 

On 26 October the very first pre CES event took place in Amsterdam. Of course Care Watch was present!




August 2017

Care Watch goes CES! 

We are so happy to let you know we are selected by Start Up Delta to join the world's biggest electronics fair in Las Vegas with a special delegation, lead by special start up envoy Prince Constantijn van Oranje-Nassau!



February 2017

Care Watch nominated for German 

innovation challenge 

Nominated again! We are nominated as innovative concept by the 'Altenpflegemesse', a renowned German fair for elderly care. Care Watch will be present at the fair in N├╝rnberg from 25 to 27 April. Come and visit us! More info on www.altenpflege-messe.de



January 2017

Visit to Poliklinika in Vilnius

Early January, we visited Poliklinika, a healthcare centre in the capital of Lithuania, to explore opportunities for cooperation


February 2016

Students work on Care Watch

A student team of Stenden Advanced Technical College is going to work on the mechanical part of Care Watch.



February 2015

Care Watch nominated for 'Forerunner' innovation award (video in Dutch)



November 2014

'Care Watch with alarm button, also measures heart beat'

Article about Care Watch in a Dutch newspaper.




November 2014

'Care Watch replaces traditional alarm button'

Article about Care Watch in a Dutch newspaper.


November 2014

Care Watch in top 10 Connected Health Challenge!

A healthcare innovation challenge, organised by Ziggo and UPC (The Netherlands). 



October 2014

'Help always close by with Care Watch'

Article about Care Watch in a Dutch newspaper.



October 2014

Care Watch in top 10 Accenture Innovation Awards!

Care Watch ended up with the 10 best concepts in its category. In total 750 concepts were registered. 



March 2014

TED Talk in Dublin!

We were invited by the Dutch Embassy to speak about Care Watch at Tedx Healthy Ageing Event in Dublin.

February 2014

Care Watch on air!

We were interviewd on the regional radio station.


January 2014

Care Watch @ Radio Assen

We were interviewd by the local radio station.


January 2014


Dutch company is developing smart watch for seniors 


A Dutch company is developing a smart watch for seniors: Care Watch. Care Watch is a multifunctional alarm button that looks like a watch...