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Ran Zhou Ancer Dynamic Wheelchair
Ancer Dynamic Wheelchair is Silver Design Award winner in 2019 - 2020 Differently Abled and Seniors' Assistance Design Award Category.
Ancer Dynamic Wheelchair

Ancer, the bedsore preventing wheelchair. It focuses not only on the fluidness of its movements, but also the comfort of the patient, especially those who are using it for an extended period of time. The innovative design along with a dynamic airbag built into the seat cushion, and rotatable handle, differentiates it from the regular wheelchair. With much effort invested, the design of the wheelchair was completed and proved to help prevent bedsores. The solution and design principles are based on results collected from wheelchair users, which makes leads to an authentic user experience.

Ancer Dynamic Wheelchair
Ran Zhou Ancer Dynamic
Ran Zhou Wheelchair
Ran Zhou design
Ran Zhou design
Ran Zhou

He graduated from the Northeastern University of China in 2019 and is studying Medical Design at the Kiel School of Design and Art in Germany in 2020. At the beginning of his studies, he designs several medical products, for example, a deformable memory bracelet for diabetics and this bedsore preventing wheelchair. He really like to reduce the influence of diseases on the lives of those affected by the design. He aims to improve people’s health through design.

Northeastern University

Northeastern University is apublic universityinShenyang,Liaoning provincewith strengths in engineering and architecture. With a total enrollment of over 20,000 students, Northeastern has received significant government funding through the211 Projectand985 Project, initiatives which sought to elevate the research standards of rising Chinese universities. In 2017, Northeastern was selected by theChinese Ministry of Educationas a Class B institution in theDouble First Class University Plan, a major government initiative to comprehensively develop a group of elite universities into "world-class institutions" by 2050. This design was completed under the guidance of Associate Professor Lv Chunmei of Northeastern University.