Sauber Engineering has unveiled a new long-term partnership with neurotechnology giant MindMaze. The company wants to take on a prominent role in the Healthtech sector with its latest adventure.
Sauber Engineering is part of the Sauber Group that operates the Alfa Romeo Orlen F1 Team while MindMaze is also a Swiss company that was founded in 2012 to create digital therapies for neuro-restoration. The two powerhouses will now join forces with putting the focus on hardware design and manufacturing for its current range of MindMotion products.
MindMaze develops medical-grade virtual reality products to stimulate neural recovery. Its MindMotion product is a 3D virtual environment therapy for neurorehabilitation.
Sauber Engineering will provide the centre of excellence for product design for MindMaze. The Hinwil-based company will provide a full-service package for MindMaze’s teleneuro and telerehabilitation platforms such as the MindMotion GO.
Chairman of Sauber Engineering AG Frederic Vasseur stressed that the company’s latest partnership shows its willingness to provide excellent development services.
“The launch of this partnership is an important message that reinforces Sauber Engineering’s position as a provider of world-class design and development services. By joining forces with another leading Swiss company like MindMaze, we can apply our expertise and skills in one of the world’s most exciting fields, bringing forth synergies that will benefit both companies.”
Founder and CEO Of MindMaze said: “Building the future of brain technology, especially at the level of quality necessary in healthcare applications, we look forward to partnering with a firm that has the calibre of Sauber as it guarantees not only a high level of design thinking but also an unparalleled, sustainable quality.”
The global startup in brain technology is not unknown in Formula One. Previously, the Lausanne-based company worked together with McLaren Racing. Last year, MindMaze announced Daniel Ricciardo as a global brand ambassador to advocate for safety in motorsport.