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UOP Research Team Registers Patent in USA

A research team from the University of Petra (UOP) has registered a patent for PNTD in the US Patent Office.
The research team, composed of several FIT professors and students, registered the patent with the support from Innovation Center of the Faculty of Information Technology (FIT) and UOP Scientific Research Support Fund.
The abbreviation PNTD stands for Portable Neck Treatment Device. The device is the first of its kind worldwide. It links patients with physicians using internet of things and allows physicians to follow-up recovery achieved and set treatment plan according to the patient's health status.
The research team leader Prof. Ghassan Issa said that this is the first patent registered in the US Patent Office by UOP researchers and students and it was fully funded by UOP Scientific Research Support Fund. The team consisted of Prof. Issa, Dr. Abdul Kareem Al Banna, physiotherapist Majed Banna, student Ghayyath Erksosi, Tamara Eljbori and Sanad Berjawi.