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Short description: Elderly people still living at home and managing themselves is increasing in many European countries. The absolute most costly type of accident in Sweden among elderly is fall accidents in their own home. Why is this still a problem? Simple systems to be able to still live at home is required!

Market potential: Secure lifts to reach up a few decimeters in homes without the risc of climbing with falling as a conzequence. Elderly and people with disabilities as the users. Movable within a home.

Timing: Urgent need to a probelm that has been known for long.

Desired result: A working solution that either is possible to buy or to be prescribed within the health system of a country.

Information on challenge owner: Incubator of University.

Keywords: Safety; Fall prevention; Safety for elderly; Handicap aids; Geriatrics

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