Machine/Robot: Excretion Care Robot
Curaco excretion care robot: Curaco runs a business that manufactures and sells the product caring for injury patients, disabled patients, and surgery
patients who need to excrete with the help of others, by developing a robot that automates the entire process of excretion. The central government and
local governments in Korea purchase the product by matching and distribute it to socially disadvantaged persons with reduced mobility. The company is
also leading the global field of excretion care robots. The product has been designated as an item for long-term care insurance operated by the Japanese
government for the first time among the products of foreign companies. As a result, users of the product can receive public support for 90% of the total
product price. The product has also been registered as a procurement item by the government of Hong Kong .
• Service robot market: Global life expectancy is increasing steadily owing to the development of medical and pharmaceutical technologies. In particular,
the aging market is expanding rapidly in advanced countries such as the U.S., Japan, and Korea, and the demand for service robots is also increasing
rapidly. According to the International Federation of Robotics, the global market for personal service robots is expected to grow in value from USD 4.6
billion in 2019 to USD 11.5 billion in 2022, at an annual average growth rate of 35%.
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- Region : USA, China, Japan