Neofect History

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Neofect History

  • 2018

    • Engadget's Best of CES 2018 finalist (NeoMano)
    • Received Minister Prize from Ministry of Health and Welfare
    • Neofect Cognition launched in US
    • Published Stanford Medical Center clinical trial of Neofect Smart Glove in the journal of American Academy of Neurology
    • Blackwood Design Awards 2017/18 finalists (Smart Glove, Smart Pegboard)
    • Received 2018 MedTech Breakthrough Award (Smart Glove)
    • 2018 SF Design Award Frost & Sullivan Award
    • IPO debut on the KOSDAQ
    • Received USD 3 Million Export Tower Award
  • 2017

    • Honoree CES 2017 Innovation Awards (Neofect Smart Glove)
    • Featured in CNN article, “14 coolest tech products from CES 2017”
    • Featured in ZDnet article, “The best smart home, IoT products of CES 2017”
    • Featured in CNET article, “All the cool new gadgets at CES 2017”
    • Neofect Smart Board launched
    • Received AARP Innovation Champion Award under Caregiver Quality of Life category
    • Neofect Smart Pegboard launched
    • Received Popular Science's Best for What's New Award (Smart Glove)
    • Neofect Cognition launched in Korea
    • Neofect Smart Pegboard received CES 2018 Innovation Award
  • 2016

    • Published National Rehabilitation Center in Korea clinical trial of the Smart Glove in the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation
    • Showroom Finalist for Pioneers Asia 250
    • Launched Neofect Smart Kids
    • Established Europe office in Munich, Germany
    • Received CES 2017 Innovation Award
    • Received ITU Telecom World Thematic Award
  • 2015

    • Achieved Series B investment
    • NEOFECT USA incorporated in San Francisco, CA
    • Received beGLOBAL San Francisco 2015 Runway Incubator Award
    • ISO 13485 Certification
    • CE Mark cleared
    • Selected as K-ICT Start-up 300
  • 2014

    • Smart Glove licensed as a medical device with the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
    • Investment from Company K Partners, and DSC Investment
    • Awarded Grand Prize from the 9th Digital Innovation Awards
    • Licensed as a medical device with Gyeongin Regional Food and Drug Administration, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)
    • Received Korea Good Design Award (Neofect Smart Glove)
    • Awarded Minister Prize from Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
    • Neofect Smart Glove FDA Listed for US market
  • 2013

    • Selected as NIPA SW Proven and Proliferated Project alongside Korean National Rehabilitation Center
    • Selected as KEIT Design Development Innovation Project alongside Korean National Rehabilitation Center
    • Awarded Minister Prize from Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
    • Established clinical research partnership with Korean National Rehabilitation center
  • 2012

    • Investment from POSCO Venture Partners
  • 2011

    • Selected as Excellent Project TOP 4 from the Ministry of Knowledge Economy
  • 2010

    • Selected as New Growth Power R&D from the Ministry of Knowledge Economy
    • Incorporation