These projects are constructed with many elemental technologies for soft-mechanics and soft materials with new function to apply to the development of aged welfare equipment, and these have been collaborated by many co-workers of Kyushu-University with the specialized fields of mechanics, welfare engineering, rehabilitation and chemical materials.
2015.12.15 3's agreement signing ceremony, from left to right, Nishimura CEO of Sumitomo Riko Co.Ltd., Kubo President of Kyushu-University, Tsukigata Mayor of Itoshima-City
Exhibition of anti-bed sore mattress in 38th of H.C&R.E, Tokyo
Exhibition of walking assistive apparatus in 5th W.C.C, Kyoto
Visiting Prof. Akihiro Shibahara
[Research area I］
Fureai Labo, Social Welfare Council Center Fureai
(1 Shimahatsu, Itoshima-City, 819-1312, JAPAN)
TEL：092-327-8181 / FAX：092-327-1560
[Research area II］
Laboratory 4, GIC Bldg., Chikushi Campus
TEL：81-92-593-1389 / FAX：81-92-593-1389
The projects are concerned with the development for the functional soft materials and the applied welfare apparatuses which aim the independence support and nursing care for the aged generation.
In addition, the joint venture between Kyushu University, Itoshima City, and Sumitomo Riko Co. Ltd. is planning on the social implementation of business model compatible with the aged welfare programs applied with the welfare equipments of anti-bed sore mattress, walking assist-suit and so on.
Kyushu University, Itoshima City, Sumitomo Riko Company Limited
In order to response to the problem of health, welfare, and care for super-aging society, the new technologic field for soft-mechanics that is constructed with the technologies of the above fields is indispensable.