HexNest: Challenging Safety Standards

HexNest is developing a safety mat that has better impact attenuation properties that reduces the chance of injuries from impact.

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HexNest has created a patent-pending technology of various composite materials that effectively replaces foam, which is traditionally found in mats that have been used for decades. We believe this is antiquated, and we can do better to protect athletes, so we established our mission of, "developing a sports mat replacement that is both safer and more affordable, so athletes competing in high-risk sports have access to the support they deserve."

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September 2017

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Ian Huntley

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VP of Marketing

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  • Public Health & Safety

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  • Product innovation (Introduction of a good or service or improvements made to existing products)

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