Jugal Parekh
JJD Innovations

Jugal Parekh is the co-founder of JJD Innovations, a health care services and medical device design consultancy. He has a degree in mechanical engineering and a doctorate in biomedical engineering, and is strong believer in principles of design thinking and its positive impact on application to any aspect of life. He has lived in India, Singapore, the UK and currently resides in the United Arab Emirates. He also writes for about technology in the Middle East.

Articles by Jugal Parekh

  • Jugal Parekh

    Lessons Learned Building Locally-Sourced Wheelchairs

    JJD Innovations is empowering local tradesmen like welders to build wheelchairs that are customized to the end-user, while also creating a sustainable supply. The firm had to reiterate the engineering multiple times based on the availability of local materials, and reiterate again when the material was available but the building skills were hard to find.

    Health Care
    product design, scale
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