Science meets economy – an innovation of the Laboratory for Biomechanics of the University of Applied Sciences Muenster made its way from invention - to prototype - to a public funding of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy - to the start-up of vebitosolution.

Technical Management - CTO

Miriam Altenhöfer
Executive Management - CEO
Diplom-Betriebswirtin (FH)

During the work on his dissertation Thomas Stief had the idea of how to detect multidimensional data, the bending and torsional load of the foot during walking, running and other daily and sportive activities. Based on this idea a prototype was constructed who took the first measurements. Soon the first data was analyzed.

After the development of this prototype we decided to found a company who can provide this new method of measurement. The Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy was convinced of the relevance of the invention for the public health sector. In February 2015 we founded the vebitosolution GmbH.

Our mission is to detect the multidimensional stress of the human body, especially of the foot. The foot is the footing of the human posture and its stress has an effect on the complete locomotor system. That’s why we focus with our innovative and multidimensional perspective on the load of the foot.

vebito is the first measurement system which is able to detect multidimensional data directly on the foot and shows the interaction of shoe and foot. With vebito you are able to accompany the research and development of shoes as well as to verify the effect of new products. With vebito you are able to measure mobile with a high accuracy. So you are able to record data while daily and sportive actions.


„with THIS METHOD WE ARE FINALLY ABLE TO analyze the multiaxial load of the foot in shoes during movement.”

Prof. Dr. habil. Klaus Peikenkamp, Head of the Laboratory for Biomechanics of the University of Applied Sciences Muenster

„vebito ANALYZES the pronation and supination movement of the foot, which is important for optimization of sportive actions.“

Thomas Stief, Thomas Stief, Lecturer Biomechanics, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen