Name of the Technology : Exerciser for paraplegics
Disability Sector : Locomotor Disability
Function : Exercise and recreation
Category of research : New technology/product (not existing in the country)
Brief description of the product/ technology:
The exercise device to be used without any assistant to prevent further degradation of the lower limb due to disuse atrophy.
This device can function at physiotherapy centers as well as at home set-up.
Readiness level of the product/technology: Pre-productization form (beta level)
Anticipated time to reach the next readiness level: More than 12 months
Anticipated time for the technology/product to come in the market: More than two years
Any Hindrance(s) being faced w.r.t. the development of product/technology: Lack of Funds, Lack of Industry Partner, Lack of interested student
Anticipated cost: Rs. 20,000 - 25,000
Contact Details: Dr. Rina Maiti Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing (CPDM), Indian Institute of Science (IISc)