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FemTech is a market with potential of $50 billion by 2025 and featured as a thread in this week’s Giant Health Event. Nicola Millar presented the work that we’ve done investigating how technology can provide drug-free alternatives to help women going through menopause.

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  1. 1. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0COMMERCIALLY CONFIDENTIAL Nicola Millar MAKING THE CASE FOR MENOPAUSE TECH
  2. 2. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0Commercially confidential Over 800 engineers, scientists, designers, and consultants working with our clients to deliver business impact Contract innovation and R&D Work for a wide range of market areas from consumer to industrial, automotive to medical, telecoms to defence 70% of work is repeat business WHO WE ARE A world leader in technology and product innovation for over 55 years
  3. 3. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0COMMERCIALLY CONFIDENTIAL 3 Why has Menopause been ignored by the tech industry? • Generally assumed that symptoms can only be solved by the pharma industry • Cultural ‘taboo’ about talking about Menopause. Women have not been vocal enough about the impact it has on their lives.
  4. 4. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0COMMERCIALLY CONFIDENTIAL 4  Actively interested in growing our business in Life Long Health, and high interest in how technology can help with age related changes.  Extensive experience developing regulated medical devices & consumer products - ideally placed to bridge the gap between these converging markets.  But most importantly …..I asked them to …. Why is Cambridge Consultants working on the development of Menopause products?
  5. 5. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0COMMERCIALLY CONFIDENTIAL 5
  6. 6. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0COMMERCIALLY CONFIDENTIAL 6 Work to date • Market assessment • User workshops • Technical approach established Patent applications submitted • Proof of concept demonstrators produced and trialled with users
  7. 7. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0COMMERCIALLY CONFIDENTIAL 7 It is estimated hot flushes are experienced by: 19 million women in US 3 million women in UK 252 million women worldwide (2013) Referenced: Transparency Market Research
  8. 8. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0COMMERCIALLY CONFIDENTIAL 8 User workshops  With the help of the National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) & Open Labs in Newcastle we ran User Workshops in Cambridge & Newcastle. https://www.cambridgeconsultants.co m/press-releases/helping-women- take-control-menopausal-hot-flushes
  9. 9. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0COMMERCIALLY CONFIDENTIAL 9  PEBL comprises a durable and consumable  The consumable contains individual cooling shots.  Activation is by push button.  The cooling effect provides instant relief How does PEBL work?
  10. 10. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0COMMERCIALLY CONFIDENTIAL 10  The hypothalamus in the brain regulates body temperature  During Menopause hormonal imbalance can cause the hypothalamus to send out messages to the body to get rid of heat even though core temperature has not changed  By providing a rapid cooling ‘shock’ to the cold temperature receptors in the skin, messages are transmitted to the brain that trick the hypothalamus to reset itself thereby cutting short the hot flush Why we think PEBL works
  11. 11. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0COMMERCIALLY CONFIDENTIAL 11 Going forward the PEBL family Bedside Concept Self-activating Wearable Concept‘PEBL’ Portable Concept
  12. 12. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0COMMERCIALLY CONFIDENTIAL 12 PEBL Bedside Concept We are holding user workshops to understand needs to enable us to develop concept product designs for the PEBL Bedside unit
  13. 13. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0COMMERCIALLY CONFIDENTIAL 13 PEBL Self-actuating Wearable Concept ! ! With NICA we are carrying out preliminary trials to establish the optimum physiological signals for predicting night sweats
  14. 14. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0COMMERCIALLY CONFIDENTIAL 14 As a design and development company Cambridge Consultants often invest in work to showcase what is possible. We are eager to talk with companies who would be interested in working with us to take PEBL to market, or companies where this presentation has sparked interest in other areas where we can help you Thank you
  15. 15. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0COMMERCIALLY CONFIDENTIAL 15  Nicola Millar  Nicola.millar@cambridgeconsultants.com For more information contact us…
  16. 16. 19 November 2018 Cool-P-020 v1.0 The contents of this presentation are commercially confidential and the proprietary information of Cambridge Consultants © 2018 Cambridge Consultants Ltd. All rights reserved. UK Cambridge Consultants is part of the Altran group, a global leader in Innovation. www.Altran.com www.CambridgeConsultants.com USA SINGAPORE JAPAN. . . Registered no. 01036298 England and Wales

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