As the virus COVID-19 is spreading and people are getting more and more aware of the importance of disinfecting inside-surfaces, outsoles could be ghost carriers of the virus due to its morphology. Experts are even calling shoes a “breeding ground” for germs.

What it does

The product disinfects the outsole of a shoe via a mechanical system and starts with a push.  The system can be placed at the entrance of retirement homes, gyms, kindergartens, houses, institutions and businesses in general.  Watch the video for more details:


  • Mechanical conception
  • 3D-design tools: CAD - 3Dprinting
  • Knowledge in material science and chemical reactions
  • Challenge:  Simplicity and affordability
  • Challenge:  Possibility of both 3D printing and mass production
  • Challenge:  Utility of the product beyond the pandemic



3dprinting, catia, solidworks

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