Workplace of the future - mitigating musculoskeletal system disorders

Library of Challenges

Short description: Working in a sedentary position is typical for office workers and after long periods of time can cause serious problems with the musculoskeletal system. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the trend of working from home, which is often associated with even worse ergonomic working conditions.

Market potential: Potential buyers: MSPs, start-ups, scale-ups, education institutions, public sector. Cost and risks: Depends on the end product

Timing: As soon as possible.we can expect a sharp increase in the number of cases related to musculoskeletal system diseases.

Desired result: Improving the overall heath of employees; Decrease in the amount of sick leave; Increase in employee productivity.

Information on challenge owner: Public financial fund.

Keywords: Healthy work environment; Work from home; Office environment; Musculoskeletal system; Ergonomic solutions

type of
Hardware solution, Improvement of an existing process, New technological approach, Other type of solution, Service development, Software solution,
Industry Sector
Health Tech
For Who
Public body, institution or other non-profit organisation
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