Prosthetic Electromechanical Clutch for energy efficient Exoskeletons
North Carolina State University Office of Technology Transfer, NC, United States
A low power, electromechanical, unidirectional rotary clutch mechanism suitable for prosthetic applications.
Primary Application Area: Medical Devices
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 4
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: Low energy semi-passive support significantly enables usage and reduces battery storage requirements.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 630
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date: North Carolina State University has supported this technology with internal funding for the last three years.
Primary Sources of Funding: University
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners