Tabriz IAU Researcher Ranks 2nd in Geneva 2019 Int’l Exhibition of Invention

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 10:25

Meysam Amini, member of Tabriz IAU Young Researchers and Elite Club could win the second place in 47th International Exhibition of Invention of Geneva 2019.

According to an ISCA report, Meysam Amini received silver medal at the International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva, Switzerland.

In people with diabetes mellitus, foot ulcers are a major problem because they increase the risk of a foot infection and amputation and reduce quality of life. After a foot ulcer has healed, the risk of recurrence is high. Orthopaedic shoes and orthotics are often prescribed to high risk patients and aim to reduce the mechanical pressure on the plantar surface of the foot.

Amini and their colleagues invented a kind of orthopedic shoes preventing foot ulcers in diabetes, also it is able to monitor foot status. This invention is wholly applicable for employees and those who have to stand for long periods of time.

Foot pressure measurements should be part of the prescription and evaluation of orthopedic footwear for patients at high risk for foot ulceration and as he explained, this smart invention can measure foot’s pressure so if the amount is high, they will send signals to the user to change his/her standing position.

The smart orthopaedic shoes have been made by Meysam Amini in cooperation with Abbass Bashirzadeh, Ghasem Fakourzadeh, Khalil Kalavani, Mahdieh Motiee, Yasam Tamari amd Riaz Alaee.

The International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva is the most important inventions exhibition in the world, with 1'000 new inventions and products ​​being showcased in the exhibition.

The exhibition is regarded as the world's most important event exclusively dedicated to inventions, and a unique marketplace for licences for industrialists, distributors and financial experts always on the lookout for new products.

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