Intelligent Breast Scanning Robotic Arms

Library of Challenges

Short description: A new and safer method for scanning breasts requires applicators (transmitting and receiving) to be dynamically positioned around the vertically hanging-down breast with variable geometry. The challenge is to follow the surface at a distance less than 1mm away.

Market potential: USD 4 Billion market -> USD 9 Billion 2027. Whole market can be overturned by safer tech in 15 years. Competitors have low performance and high cost.

Timing: No crucial timing, not yet any comparable competitor in the market. However, as technologies matures a 2-4 years time frame for commercializations is desirable. Patent for applicators are granted.

Desired result: A proof-of-concept to show validity and benefits of the inventions, allowing commercialization.

Information on challenge owner: University.

Keywords: Robotic arm; Sensors; Electronics; Embedded system; Biomedical engineering

type of
Hardware solution,
Industry Sector
Health Tech
For Who
Public body, institution or other non-profit organisation
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