ToucHb

CONDITION ADDRESSED: Anemia

Diagnostic
Diagnostic
  • PREVENTION
  • DIAGNOSTIC
  • TREATMENT

CONTACT INFORMATION

Organization

Biosense Technologies

Individual Contact

Dr. Abhishek Sen | Email

Application

  • Designed for use by community health workers in low-resource setting 

 

Advantages

  • Portable
  • Prickless scanning device
  • Equipped with a rechargeable battery and hand crank
  • Rugged and dust-proof; provides instant readings
  • Does not require any special skills to operate
  • No recurrent costs
  • No biohazardous waste created 

 

Important Milestones Achieved

  • Prototype developed
  • Received Echoing Green funding and Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship funding

 

Proposed Next Steps in Development

  • Complete pilot study with 3,000 women in India
  • Begin commercialization process (identify distribution, ramp up manufacturing) 

 

Partnerships/Collaboration Network

  • Echoing Green
  • Center for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship

Stage of Development

Field/clinical studies

Funding Source

Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurs