Congratulations to Mr Fred Han, Assistant Professor of PolyU Design who won a Silver Medal from the 43rd International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva!
The award was brought by a collaborative research project titled Adaptive Hydrotherapy Wetsuit with Dr. Kristina Shin of Institute of Textiles and Clothing, for people with limited mobility in particular paraplegic patients and the elderly. With its self-operating feature, only half of the physiotherapists previously required are needed for hydrotherapy. The current buoyant unit lacks flexibility and has poor contact with the patient in water. The Wetsuit improves stability and safety for the users and enhances rehabilitation experience. See how it works:https://youtu.be/7ZPAIsHGj9Y
International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva is one of the most important invention exhibitions with long history in the world. The Reception Ceremony hosted by the Hong Kong Government was held for Hong Kong winners on 28 April.