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    Date submitted
  • 01-Feb-2018

Liberty and independece for handica

Abstract

Liberty is the first medical device designed for all hospitals and clinics involved with treating patients suffering from mobility

impairments, enabling speedy rehabilitation, avoiding cumulative problems, and increasing patients’ overall confidence

directly on the bed, thanks to artificial inteligence.

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Who is your customer?

The European market has about 87’000 public centers and hospitals. In EU and USA, there are about 20 Mio. of bedridden patients needing rehabilitation. The market is dominated by Europe, followed by North America, Asia, and the rest of the World. China has over 85millions disabled people, more than 50millions of them need long-term rehabilitation. Meanwhile, the aged population of people being over 60 years old has reached to 185 million, and approximately 70millions of them need rehabilitation services. Our device will focus on post Stroke, Paralysis, Multiple Sclerosis, Coma, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

Liberty is developing the first device enabling all kind of therapeutic movements directly on the bed of patients thanks to artificial intelligence the patient recover in faster way, removing thus the need for transfer to other structures, in a non-invasive way that allows patients to be comfortable and, most importantly, independent. Liberty will solve a vital problem common to individuals affected by mobility impairments (e.g. SLA, Duchenne, tetraplegia, paraplegia, stroke, coma, etc.) by introducing a simple and revolutionary device. The main purpose of Liberty is to provide these individuals with body rehabilitation functions controlled by a physiotherapy expert, helping them at the same time to acquire independence and to choose the level of movement of their body. With Liberty, for the first time, patients will manage to decide by themselves when to be lifted or moved in their beds, providing them increased comfort, allowing them to overcome the mobility ‘threshold’, and helping them to improve – step by step – their overall performance and QoL. Nowadays, there are several devices helping people with impaired mobility to perform several types of rehabilitation activities. However, people with severe mobility impairments can access only limited rehabilitation and physiotherapy solutions, because of the extreme fragility of their body and of the impossibility to stay in upright position, which is due to their physical and/or neurological condition. The lack of efficient solutions brings these individuals to a progressive and often accelerated regression of their overall health condition, causing the deterioration of their own life quality, including that of their family relatives, leading also to important economic impact on society as a whole.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

Everything start due to my brother who is in a wheelchair, we investigate and ask different opinion to hospital, patient and i think everyone would like to have independence, especially person that doesn't have it.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

Professional Team, with the willing to increase knowledge and very openness to everyone who want to take the challenge with us. We are making the first complete device to allow rehabilitation directly on the bed with artificial intelligence.