Lifesaving Appliances and Cold Survival Issues

idea

The idea is to mount a novel low-cost, lightweight and miniature acoustomicrofluidic nebulisation platform onto an unmanned aerial vehicle or miniature autonomous robotic vehicle to autonomously and remotely deliver therapeutics and antidotes via inhalation to incapacitated subjects exposed to hazardous threats rapidly.

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There is a challenge for the common training of all crews and workers in the ANA region in lifesaving/survival issues.

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There is a challenge for collaborating, between ANA lifesaving stakeholders, on how to meet the “5 day” requirement of the IMO Polar Code.

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There is a challenge for Collaboration between ANA lifesaving stakeholders to increase the numbers, and sharing, of helicopters to provide adequate coverage

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A challenge faced in current technology for survival is the need for enhanced flotation suits suitable for ANA conditions.

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There is a challenge to improve technology for providing water and preventing dehydration to enhance survival.

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A challenge for improved technology to enhance survival is in the area of combatting heat loss

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There is a challenge to enhance survival by improving lifeboat and raft technology and design.

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Understanding and mapping of survival faces the challenge of the gaps between current laboratory/mannequin tests and ANA region realities. 

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