Intelligent Toilet Lift Chair & Data Collection System- BC-553

Project type: Research
Desired discipline(s): Engineering - biomedical, Engineering, Nursing, Life Sciences
Company: Clark & MacDonald Investment Ltd.
Project Length: 4 to 6 months
Preferred start date: As soon as possible.
Language requirement: English
Location(s): Richmond, BC, Canada; Vancouver, BC, Canada; Canada; Canada
No. of positions: 3
Desired education level: CollegeUndergraduate/BachelorMaster'sPhDPostdoctoral fellow
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About the company: 

CLARK & MACDONALD INVESTMENTS LTD (CMI) is an innovative Hi-tech corporation registered in BC Canada with the business scope covering the senior intelligent products, rehabilitation assistance products and dietary nutrition functional products in research and development, production and promotion.
 
CMI has a positioning in the markets of Canada, China and the Philippines. It owns 8 senior care institutions in Beijing, including Beijing Yizhuang Nursing Home, Niujie Ethnic Nursing Home, Shoushan Fortune Nursing Home (the first five-star nursing home, the highest level in China), with 3,000 elderly residents, serving more than 100,000 people in the surrounding area. CMI has an office in the Philippines with its functions to train Filipino domestic helpers in equipment use skills and dietary nutrition knowledge. 
 
Senior care institutions of CMI have been operating for five years. Recently, a research and development center targeting at the rigid demand for the elderly is under preparation. 
 
Partners of the R&D Center -- Shenzhen University of China and The University of Philippines Manila

 

Describe the project.: 

The goal of this project will be to work on and improve the first smart toilet for the elderly which has integrated alarm, positioning, body signs, toilet times, data model to make comparison on daily habits change of the elderly and judge the trend of their health, therefore leading to 24-hour service  from the care platform regardless of their dwelling site at home alone or in the nursing home. 

Required expertise/skills: 

We are looking for researchers with a background in one of the following areas:

  • Ergonomics
  • Medical devices
  • Senior care/nutrition
  • Computer science