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Diploma in Design, Technology, and Innovation

Learn about technological innovations and assistive technologies from SoUL and Jaipur Foot in this free online course.

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Diploma in Design, Technology, and Innovation is a free online course that teaches major considerations of design and technological innovations using several case studies. Learn about mechanical engineering research areas and major types and concerns of innovation. You will discuss outstanding innovations in India and assistive technology in medical device innovations. Start this course today and improve your knowledge of smart innovations.
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    15-20 Hours
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Diploma in Design, Technology, and Innovation is a free online course from Alison that provides an in-depth understanding of product design technological innovations in the Indian landscape. This course analyzes various types of innovation methods in the medical sphere as well as the processes involved. The course begins with a discussion on the Jaipur Foot design and user-centered helmet design.

Next, you will learn about mechanical engineering research areas and computer-aided technology integration. You will also study various grassroots innovation and the major types of exclusion. Then, you will analyze several outstanding innovations and key relationships that exist between business and technological innovations. You will also study the solar project known as Solar Urja Lamp, collaborative innovation methods, and the 7 concerns of innovation. Finally, you will learn about medical device innovations along with assistive technologies for the visually challenged.

This free online course aims at teaching the major considerations for achieving successful designs and groundbreaking technological innovations for any society. This course will be of great interest for students, researchers, start-ups, medical workers, and anyone with an interest in developing innovative and technological solutions. Begin this course today and improve your knowledge base of modern innovation.

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Jaipur Foot and User-Centered Helmet Design

Research Areas and Innovation

Grassroots Innovation

Research to Innovation

Diploma in Design, Technology, and Innovation - First Assessment

Challenges of Reaching a Million Users

Collaborative Innovation Methods

Systemic Approach to Biomed Innovations

SmartCane for the Blind

Diploma in Design, Technology, and Innovation - Second Assessment

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Analyze the unique design of the Jaipur foot as well as it prosthesis
  • Analyze the concept of the user-centered helmet design
  • Explain the engineering processes involved in the production of the Micro Machine Center
  • Outline the significance of learning from grassroots innovation
  • Describe the mobile arm support and its attachment mechanism
  • List the types of technology interventions
  • Discuss the theory and importance of collaborative innovation
  • Explain the four stages of medical devices innovation
  • Discuss the role of assistive technology in the lives of those with disabilities


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