Cup to feed babies at risk


Cup to feed babies at risk

Project 25A

Problem to be solved:

  • Side effect due to the long-term use of gastric probe
  • Early weaning
  • Serves the needs of “Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative” (IHAC)[1]

 Proposed Innovation:

  • Cup to oral feed newborns
  • Safe administration of the diet


  • Oral, physiological and speech therapy use
  • Reduction in the newborn risk of bronchoaspiration
  • Facilitates the maturation of oral functions
  • Non-toxic, anti-allergic, odorless and soft material
  • Easy cleaning and sterilization
  • Serves the needs of “National program of breastfeeding”

Development status:

Intellectual property status:
BRMU8801987-0 (corresponding PCT)

Technology transfer status:
Under negotiation

Nadia Rodrigues Mallet / IFF 

Gestec/VPPIS – Phone: 21 3882-9099 / 3882-9120 or

[1] IHAC: Iniciativa Hospital Amigo da Criança”