A Chill on Disease: Gricd Frij, a homegrown solution to Nigeria’s Cold Chain Constraints

The Gricd Frij team are working to transform the cold chain space in Nigeria’s healthcare and food supply chain. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Gricd Frij is a cold chain storage technology designed for the storage and transportation of temperature-sensitive items in locations without power infrastructure. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
The schematic of the Frij’s communication module and printed circuit board (PCB) is designed by the team and printed outside Nigeria. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
The Gricd Frij is assembled in the company’s production hub located in Oregun, Lagos. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Gricd’s Embedded Systems Engineer performs a simulation with the hardware and the digital version of the printed circuit board. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
The Gricd frij is carried in a backpack-like bag to ease mobility for a user on foot. Photo source: Gricd
The mobile and web interface enables an owner or administer to monitor the movement of the Frij and know when the temperature is above the set range. Photo source: Gricd
Image credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Oghenetega Iortm and his team develops smart cold chain fridge with Internet of Things capability that enables owners track location and monitor temperature of the fridge during transit. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch

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