Timothy Krupski, Jeremy Bronen

Company: Sedentary Medical Solutions LLC

Location: Milford, CT

Company/organization description

The elderly and disabled struggle getting on and off the toilet and caregivers often injure themselves lifting the elderly on and off toilets. Sedentary Medical Solutions LLC or SedMed has produced a patent-pending toilet lift assist product that mounts onto any toilet and provides up to 75% assistance in raising a user's weight both on and off the toilet.

Tell us about the entrepreneurial milestones you accomplished?

We've done over 100 customer discovery interviews, won $19,000 in grant funding through 2 accelerators, our design is patent-pending with our non-provisional patent application being filed in the coming months, and we've created our 1st generation prototype. I am also coming on full time March 1.

What type of entrepreneur are you?

Scalable Venture - regional, national, or global business focus

What CT entrepreneur ecosystem resources have helped you succeed?

We've done 3 programs at the University of Connecticut's CCEI - Get Seeded UConn, Accelerate UConn, and the Summer Fellowship, and have been awarded $19,000 from these 3 programs.

Nominator Justification

SedMed Solutions, co-founded by Jeremy Bronen and Timothy Krupski, has created a patent pending toilet lift assist product to help the elderly and disabled get on and off the toilet. Timothy and Jeremy saw that too many senior citizens or otherwise disabled people were struggling with daily toileting activities leading to falls, injuries, and even deaths. This company and this product were founded on the principal of caring for and helping the people we love - our families.

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