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T042
Category 
Health & Assistive Technology
Year 
2017
Description 
Founded in 2017, HangEzy Pte Ltd is a startup company run by seven highly motivated entrepreneurs under the leadership of its Chairperson Mr Marcus Loh. With a vision of improving people’s everyday lives, we believe that there isn’t a best way to do something but only a better one. In most households, it is often cumbersome to hang the laundry bamboo poles outside the windows, especially with wet and heavy clothes. Users will have to hold on to the heavy poles and reach out of their windows to h
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Project Title 
Project Number 
T049
Category 
Health & Assistive Technology
Year 
2017
Description 
The Need According to market research, the most generic form of arthritis affects an estimated 40% of the adult population. Causing pain and discomfort in the lower limbs, this debilitating condition will only increase in occurrence as developed nations like Singapore see a dramatic increase in the segment of the population over 65 years in age. With projections of 900,000 senior citizens in Singapore by 2030, there is an increasing market for more customized and elder-friendly products. One su
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Project Number 
T050
Category 
Health & Assistive Technology
Year 
2017
Description 
Background: A wheelchair is a necessity to many patients around the world. With all the technological advancements and innovations around the world, wheelchairs today are much faster and more comfortable. However, certain aspects of the wheelchair are left undeveloped despite this race of technological innovation. For example, the results of a survey conducted by us show that 89.1% of people acquainted with a wheelchair user express difficulty in moving a person from a wheelchair to a bed or a c
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Project Number 
T053
Category 
Health & Assistive Technology
Year 
2017
Description 
The transfer of patients from wheelchairs to other platforms continue to be an arduous task, both for the healthcare worker and the patient himself/herself. To alleviate the strenuous physical stress experienced by both the worker and the patient, the Suave 5000, pioneered by our company, Easy Patient Transfer Incorporated, or EPT Inc. for short, is a reinvention of existing wheelchair designs to provide an innovative, low-cost alternative modification to assist patient transfer. As Singapore un
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Project Title 
Project Number 
T060
Category 
Health & Assistive Technology
Year 
2017
Description 
Napaway is a start-up engineering company that specialises in retrofitting any existing, regular chair into one that is comfortable for sleeping or resting. Founded by eight aspiring entrepreneurs from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, the company strives to enhance the way of life of our customers, by offering a unique solution that allows them to take a nap whenever and wherever they desire. Many students and working adults in Singapore are often deprived of their sleeptime as
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Project Number 
T064
Category 
Health & Assistive Technology
Year 
2017
Description 
We’ve got your back - Lumbago Solutions Co. In 2006, a survey was done on individuals who experienced chronic pain and other common chronic lower back problems. Statistics from the survey showed that the numbers had risen from 3.9% to 10.2% within 14 years. Fast forward to a decade later, lower back pain is still the most prevalent form of chronic back pain in the world. As such, the problem of chronic lower back pain has become more significant in the society and is often caused by improper p
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Project Number 
T073
Category 
Health & Assistive Technology
Year 
2017
Description 
Usage of medication and supplements have become essential in our everyday lives. Based on the 2016 report by the National Institute on Ageing, 8.5% of the population worldwide are above 65. Rising standards of living have brought about longer life expectancy and the need to maintain an aging population, especially in countries like Singapore, Japan, China, etc. Society has also become more health conscious which has brought about an increase in demand for medication and supplements. However, med
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Project Number 
T076
Category 
Health & Assistive Technology
Year 
2017
Description 
XYZ Pte Ltd, a member of ABC Group, was incorporated on 01 January 2017 with the aim of making the world a more accessible place for the physically impaired. Currently, most persons with disabilities (PWDs) face severe restrictions in their daily life, be it in navigating the streets, taking public transport or while transferring from the wheelchair to other surfaces. Especially within the home, this difficulty is often compounded by the fact that most homes and residential buildings were not d
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Project Number 
T002
Category 
Home & Living
Year 
2017
Description 
A 2012 study conducted by occupational therapists from the Singapore General Hospital identified the hanging of laundry, among other housework, as a cause of Repetitive Strain and Stress Injury in homemakers. The conventional way of hanging laundry has been to drape the wet laundry over bamboo poles, then transfer the poles into holders located on the exterior side of the house. This method is found to be both dangerous and troublesome. The increased load due to wet laundry makes the transfer of
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Project Number 
T004
Category 
Home & Living
Year 
2017
Description 
With Singapore’s geographical equatorial location, typical rainfall can go up to about 16-18 days per month and this figure has been increasing over the years. From the Annual Climate Assessment 2016 by Meteorological Service Singapore, there has been an increase in the frequency of rainfall in Singapore and average monthly rainfall in 2016 has been steadily increasing and we foresee this increasing trend in future. Increased precipitation causes a rise in rainfall, in turn increasing humidity l
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Project Title 
Project Number 
T006
Category 
Home & Living
Year 
2017
Description 
It is of no doubt that Singaporeans love to eat. An example of a common food is Steamboat. In fact, Steamboat is not just popular in Singapore. Ladles are key utensils used during a hotpot meal and one is required to have both the soup ladle and the slotted ladle. People usually gather during special occasions to have steamboats. However, as the society is constantly evolving, people are having steamboat more often now, regardless of the time of the year. During steamboat, food is cooked in a po
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Project Title 
Project Number 
T020
Category 
Home & Living
Year 
2017
Description 
Doing housework is essential for keeping our homes clean and tidy to maintain our standard of living. On an average day, 83 percent of women and 65 percent of men spent some time doing housework activities such as housework, as reported in TIME magazine. Housework is inevitably mundane and repetitive and as such, it has become a chore for many people. Especially in countries like Singapore where working hours are longer and living is fast-paced, lesser time is available for doing housework. Henc
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