Using TRIZ in the Healthcare Environment: First Proposition of a New Design Method

  • Axel DeglandEmail author
  • Camille Jean
  • Claude Gazo
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 572)


Design in the healthcare environment is challenging. More than in the other activity sectors, it requires to take the users (patients and medical staff) as experts in the loop. This article will describe the bases of a new design method integrating TRIZ concepts for the healthcare environment. A first case study will be presented on the design of an exoskeleton specialized in the assistance of hemiplegic patients during their re-education.


Design thinking TRIZ Biomechanics Robotic Healthcare 



This research was carried out within the framework of the RehaByExo project supported by the Carnot Institute ARTS.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Arts et Métiers ParisTech - Laboratoire Conception de Produits et InnovationParisFrance

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