Idea Details

Team and Contact Details

SNo Student Name School Degree Year Email
1Humza Usama KhanCEMEUndergraduateFourthhumza88@msn.com
2Humza Ahmed KhanCEMEUndergraduateFourthhumza.96@hotmail.com
3Sharjeel Ahmed KhanCEMEUndergraduateFourthsharjeel.javaid@gmail.com
4Muhammad Hashim KhanCEMEUndergraduateFourthkhanhashim287@outlook.com

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Idea Details

Idea Name: DER Prosthesis
Slogan: Economical, Effective, Passive Lower Limb
Startup Domain: Good healh & well-being
Abstract:
    To cater for the need of an affordable process in restoring normal human gait for amputees, the most practical solution is to replace the amputated part by our passive-lower limb prosthesis.
What is the unmet need in society that your idea will fulfill ?
    General case study shows that most of the amputations occur due to complications of the vascular system. In the U.S., 86% of the amputation level is the lower limb. With increasing demand, an affordable and viable solution lies in the development of a 3-axis, DER, Passive prosthesis.
Who needs it ? How many would benefit ?
   In a study conducted in Karachi, a group of 3268 applicants was studied upon, out of which 50% were lower limb amputees. Being a country already at war with terrorism and obsolete medical facilities, lower limb amputations resulting from traumas and malignancies can be catered for.
How will the solution works
    The proposed prosthesis will employ a synovial ankle design used in conjunction with v-spring attached to the heel, enabling the prosthesis to have better impact absorption at heel strike and flexion capabilities. Furthermore, using a multilayered carbon-fiber design alongside the aforementioned attachments, it is expected that the prosthesis may adapt to speed transients and inconsistent terrains by responding to the environmental characteristic which will provide a sustainable human gait cycle
Who are your competitors ? How is your solution different
    Our solution is based on the fact that it will be built for the use of everyday tasks and various leisure activities without having the need to replace components or even remove the said product. Considering that, every other prosthesis in the market is our competition.
Status: new
Entry Date & Time: 2017-11-30 (0127)