Short description: Patients need to treat psoriasis almost all their life and nowadays they can’t get safe, comfortable, and effective UV treatment at home. There are in a market several UV devices but they have poor adherence and have no dosing control.
Market potential: With a solution, IDC patients could save more than €100K per year. The solution could be adapted to vitiligo and eczema patients and implemented in other private/public clinics worldwide.
Timing: The solution is needed now! A huge impact was made by the pandemic, hospitals were overloaded, and patients even not be able to get treatment. IDC is ready to implement a solution.
Desired result: Created home lighting tablet which could expose N-UVB light to face, neck, arms,genitals, legs areas. The device is connected to a software system that allows dermatologists to track and ensure the safety of the treatment. The hardware + software solution for patients should cost no more than €350.
Information on challenge owner: Small SME (10-49 staff).
Market presence of challenge owner: Global presence.
Keywords: Care and Health Services; Electromedical and medical equipment; Therapeutic services; Medical/health; Sensors & Wireless products