Smart shielding wall for care providers

Smart shielding wall for care providers

The shortages of personal protective equipment are increasing the pressure on the healthcare system in the fight against COVID-19. In collaboration with Pieter van der Staay, FLEX/design, Delmic, Star-shl diagnostic centres and Scala Scientific, a team of TU Delft students have developed a smart shielding wall that relieves care providers of time-consuming and complicated cleaning protocols. The mobile testing facility offers the possibility of in-home diagnostics that could help general practitioners to give the right medical advice. In three weeks’ time, the students developed a prototype, at the request of Pieter van der Staay, a general practitioner.

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