Seeking: Diagnostic medical devices for the home consumer that detect or measure signs of a wide variety of conditions
We’re seeking novel diagnostic medical devices that allow consumers to detect or measure signs of a variety of medical conditions. Your solution to this need must offer a consumable or disposable component.
Consumer devices already on the market measure vital signs such as blood pressure, blood glucose, and high cholesterol. We’re seeking the next generation of consumer-friendly devices that measure deviations from normal conditions, in a consumer-meaningful and actionable manner. These devices will help diagnose and track condition changes over time. Your solution must include a consumable or disposable.
Examples may include but are not limited to detection of problems/measurements of:
- vascular output;
- heart murmurs;
- liver function;
- kidney function;
- metabolic fractions (LDL and HDL cholesterols, for example);
- digestive health/digestive blockages;
- lung and airway problems/oxygenation;
- skin conditions;
- oral health (tongue and buccal membranes);
- halitosis (as a diagnostic);
- hormonal balances;
- eye health (not vision testing per se);
- sleep conditions;
- asthmatic conditions;
- fitness and conditioning;
- neuropathy (in diabetes patients, for example).
At this time, we are NOT interested in devices that perform alcohol testing, DNA testing, hearing tests, blood sugar monitoring, blood pressure monitoring, pregnancy tests, tests for STDs, fertility, or ovulation tests. We would entertain a device used at home that is connected to a central laboratory via home computer, but we are NOT interested in samples or results that must be sent to a laboratory via mail.
Your solution must include a consumable or disposable component, strong intellectual property protection (patents), and data showing its effectiveness.
Download this TechNeed Challenge as a PDF
You can download this TechNeed Challenge as a PDF file that you can share with co-workers. When viewed on a computer with an Internet connection, the PDF includes live links back to yet2.com and the technology listing.
Network and bookmark yet2.com