NeoNurture Incubator

CONDITION ADDRESSED: Preterm Birth

Treatment
Treatment
  • PREVENTION
  • DIAGNOSTIC
  • TREATMENT

CONTACT INFORMATION

Organization

Design That Matters

Individual Contact

Application

  • Designed for use in low-resource hospitals and rural clinics

 

Advantages

  • Manufactured from readily available and repairable materials
  • Repair training minimal if auto mechanics are accessible
  • Leverages existing supply chain
  • Provides 3-sided access to the newborn during medical procedures
  • Can be tilted for infants with acid reflux

 

Important Milestones Achieved

  • User needs assessed in multiple developing countries
  • Industrial design prototype developed

 

Partnerships/Collaboration Network

  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • St. Elizabeth's Hospital
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Stanford
  • MIT
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • University of Arizona
  • IDEO
  • Hospitals and rural clinics in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Indonesia
  • Medicine Modiale in New Zealand
  • Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technologies (CIMIT)

Stage of Development

Prototype