Using the technology of a hand dryer, the body blade blows hot air through a thin blade to dry people in the shower, so avoiding the need for towels, aiding those with mobility issues, and allowing for bathrooms to be installed in smaller spaces.
Who might use it/where it might be used?:
Sold to modern homes, where space is a premium, to those with mobility problems, to hospitals and nursing homes.
The Market (B2B, B2C or Both):
Sector the idea belongs to:
Why you think there is a demand for your idea?:
An ageing population, demand for more housing, hotels becoming smaller, time being of the essence, the issue of hygiene; many factors support the development of the idea.
Who would be the ideal customers?:
Business: upmarket housing developments Nursing homes Hospitals Older people wanting to maintain independence
What ideas do you have to reach these customers?:
Case studies of an NHS Trust Partner with e.g.Travelodge who are building much smaller hotel rooms
How far have you developed this idea?:
Did ask Dyson to partner, because of the AirBlade dryer. No interest.
What – if any – feedback have you had for this idea so far?:
What supporting material – if any - would you like to add to your proposal?:
See attached PowerPoint