project . 2018 - 2021 . On going

iHand

The First Soft Robotic Glove for Hand Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 801945 Call for proposal: H2020-SMEINST-2-2016-2017
  • Funded under: H2020 | SME-2 Overall Budget: 3,271,390 EURFunder Contribution: 2,289,970 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Apr 2018
    End Date
    30 Sep 2021
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
i-Hand is a soft robotic glove that can add extra strength to the grip and increase grip function for a) persons who perform intense manual labor/sports and want to prevent any hand issues, b) persons who want to reduce the risk of occupational injuries related to manual activities at work or home and c) persons recovering from hand problems. The first generation of the glove (SEM glove) generated €1M of sales an average price of 4100 Euros in 2016. The second generation of the glove (i-Hand) is a modular platform that can be used to develop different product variants tailored for different markets, and that has been optimized for volume production. This is a di...
Description
i-Hand is a soft robotic glove that can add extra strength to the grip and increase grip function for a) persons who perform intense manual labor/sports and want to prevent any hand issues, b) persons who want to reduce the risk of occupational injuries related to manual activities at work or home and c) persons recovering from hand problems. The first generation of the glove (SEM glove) generated €1M of sales an average price of 4100 Euros in 2016. The second generation of the glove (i-Hand) is a modular platform that can be used to develop different product variants tailored for different markets, and that has been optimized for volume production. This is a di...
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