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    Date submitted
  • 28-Nov-2016

AMPARO GmbH

Abstract

AMPARO GmbH is developing innovative prosthetics that offer an immediate solution to empower lower limb amputees with a more accessible technology.

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Who is your customer?

Prosthetic Clinics, Governments and NGO's

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

Amputees from developing countries lack access to prosthetics because of the lack of experts and infrastructure. Also, many amputees from developed countries require a solution that supports their recovery in the first year after amputation.

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

We have a developed an off-the-shelf direct molded prosthetic socket, the Amparo Socket, which allows amputeees to walk in only two hours. The socket can be remolded as many times as necessary helping amputees with a fast refitting procedure. You can see a video of our fitting process at: https://vimeo.com/175633857 (password: EmpowerAmputees)

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?

The product was developed during 2016 with the support of experts in the field and many product trilas. Although there are similar solutions in the market, none of the combines all the features and advantages of the Amparo Socket - direct molded, remoldable, cost-effective.