Portable, Inflatable Incubator for Premature Newborns

This year’s James Dyson Award was awarded for a device dubbed MOM — a portable, inflatable incubator for newborns. Created by James Roberts, a recent graduate from Loughborough University, it was built for use in medical centers across the Global South, specifically in refugee camps.

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US Grad Students Develop Cheap Incubation Alternative

Embrace, an NGO formed through a challenge presented to a group of graduate students at Stanford University, has developed a novel incubation device that retails for less than 1% of the cost of a traditional incubator and it is being incorporated into public health care in hospitals and clinics across the Global South. According to the WHO, 450 babies die …

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