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By Marcus Englefield
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About this project

The Orbel is a wearable hand sanitizer applicator which is specifically designed to deliver constant and intuitive access to the end user. Disposable and designed for individual use, each Orbel comes ready to use and contains with 2 fl. oz. of premium alcohol based hand sanitizer. The Orbel addresses the heavily documented challenges associated with maintaining good hand hygiene, thereby mitigating the harmful and sometimes fatal spread of dangerous bacteria.  

In the arena of healthcare, hospital acquired infections claim more than 100,000 lives a year in the United States alone. The spread of bacteria through non-compliance in the area of hand hygiene is well understood to be a significant contributing factor to this epidemic. Hand hygiene compliance rates in the healthcare setting are very low due to:

  • Lack of access to sanitizer stations
  • Stations which are not stocked and/or unclean
  • Thought required/forgetfulness
  • Time constraints, particularly in fast paced settings 

The Orbel "singlehandedly" addresses all of the aforementioned challenges.

The need for improved hand hygiene extends well beyond healthcare. Billions of dollars a year are lost to global business through sick days, in no small part to the viral spread of bacteria through the workplace and beyond. In an age of regularly occurring pandemics,  the premium on improved hygiene has never been higher, making the Orbel solution ideal for:

  • Individual use
  • Business settings
  • Sports medicine/training (MRSA)
  • Travel

The Orbel is a breakthrough solution for hand hygiene which will saves lives and improve overall health. The Company has patented and developed working prototypes and is seeking capital to further refine its product while simultaneously streamlining production to reduce costs and thereby achieve equilibrium pricing.     

Risks and challenges

A challenge for wide adoption of the Orbel in the hospital and healthcare sectors are the compliance hurdles and bureaucracy inherent in that vertical.

The Company will mitigate this risk by addressing a wide array of markets, including direct to consumer, which have less barriers and a shorter time to market while concurrently addressing the healthcare sector.

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