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Democratising the treatment of depression through novel, cost-effective fDCS techniques

Reference number
Coordinator Flow Neuroscience AB
Funding from Vinnova SEK 500 000
Project duration July 2017 - January 2018
Status Completed

Purpose and goal

This project was conducted to perform a feasibility study into the commercial and technical viability of a depression treatment based on transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and digital therapy, at home. The goal was to analyse the market opportunity and the patients´ response to the product from a usability perspective.

Expected results and effects

- The product was found to be commercially viable with demonstrated demand from a large and reachable target market of end-users who are willing to pay for its services. - Usability trials showed a positive response from potential users and valuable feedback was collected.

Planned approach and implementation

- The demand for the product was measured using sales tests online. Traffic was directed toward landing pages and different metrics were collected. - Usability trials where users were exposed to the product was also conducted and feedback was collected.

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Last updated 14 June 2019

Reference number 2017-03350

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