Bicycle pump

Foto: Januardy Djong

Photo: Januardy Djong

Master’s student Januardy Djong (TPM) has reached the finals in the Shell Ideas360 competition, together with Dimas Priawan (University of Twente). They developed the concept and design for the Unipump: a double water pump driven by a set of pedals and a gear. As the Indonesian students are well aware, there is a great need for small-scale irrigation. Their design would allow one person to pump water up to 14 metres, while another person waters the plants. Ideas360 is a global competition for original ideas in the areas of energy, water and food.

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