Hand-powered Centrifuge

CONDITION ADDRESSED: Anemia

Diagnostic
Diagnostic
  • PREVENTION
  • DIAGNOSTIC
  • TREATMENT

CONTACT INFORMATION

Organization

Rice 360 and Beyond Traditional Borders

Individual Contact

Lauren Vestewig, Director | Email

Application

  • Designed for use by health care providers in areas lacking consistent electricity 

 

Advantages

 


 Important Milestones Achieved

  • Initial prototype developed and initial lab testing completed
  • Received feedback on design from potential users in Malawi, Swaziland, and Ecuador 

 

Proposed Next Steps in Development

  • Testing in a clinical setting

 

Partnerships/Collaboration Network

  • Rice 360 and Beyond Traditional Borders
  • Maternova

Stage of Development

Early R&D

Funding Source

Howard Hughes Medical Institute