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India as a natural choice – Mary Werntz’ take on the Makeathon

Andrina Beuggert
Of the world’s seven billion people, one billion are living with disabilities. Physical disabilities often limit a person’s mobility and...
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Meet the Winners!

Andrina Beuggert
The 17 finalist teams pitched their products and business models on Demo Day, 23 January 2016, in Bengaluru, India. The panel...
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Demo Day – The Programme is Out

Andrina Beuggert
Join us on Saturday, 23 January 2016, for final product and business pitches of the 17 finalist teams! Cash prizes of USD...
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Enable Makeathon at its zenith as teams gear up for Demo Day

Andrina Beuggert
The Enable Makeathon is now at its zenith as the 17 finalist teams gear up to make their final pitch.  The...
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Semi-Flexion, Mechanically-Operated Knee Joint Gives Comfort & Stability

Ashok Kumar
Ganesh Bapat, Muthu Visvashwaran, Mohan Varma and Soikat Ghosh are working on the overall revamping of a conventional knee ankle...
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Creating 3D Printable Prosthetics out of Plastic from Litter

Ashok Kumar
Cameron Norris, Charlie Ann Vine, Abhit Kumar are digitising the whole process of prosthesis fitting. The trio have created an...
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Simple & Adaptable, this On-the-Go Device is More than a Crutch

Ashok Kumar
Intended to help in everyday tasks such as picking up a glass from the table to sitting on a toilet...
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Same Device Helps Cerebral Palsy Children Sit as well as Stand

Ashok Kumar
Riyaz H, Trivikram, Indra Sena Reddy, Shiva Kumar, and Praveen have come up with a low cost, pre­fabricated device for...
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Tracking and Communicating the Usage of Prosthetics in Real-Time

Ashok Kumar
Pranav C. Raman, Dr. Vishnu Prasad V.J, Dijo John Manavalan, Sai Sidhardh and Dinesh B.K have bridged the gap between...
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Strong Grip to Write, Eat, Drink and Type at Ease

Ashok Kumar
These multi-utility attachments make activities of daily living a smooth sail for those with spinal cord injuries and similar medical...
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From the community

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Poverty in the United States

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ad Poverty is a state of deprivation, or a lack of the usual or socially acceptable amount of money or...
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Team Global Hands

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Team: L to R: Prabhu Govindarajan Sridhar Srigiriraju Smitha Murthy Abhinay Dey Chirendu Gupta Nitin Bawsay t
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Global Hands Presentation

Global Hands
Global Hands Presentation: Here is the details of our product Global Hands Presentation Global hands product presentation from Sridhar Srigiriraju
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Global Hands Showreel

Global Hands
The Global Hands Showreel
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First Prototype of Universal Crutch

Sparsh Assist
This is the first prototype of our universal crutch design. We have made lots of effort to keep our design...
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Sparsh Assist
Small things that matter.
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The Fuji Foot: How It Works

The RightFit Prosthetics Initiative
The Fuji Foot has a number of characteristics that make it unique compared to other prosthetic feet available in low-resource...
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Introducing the Fuji Foot

The RightFit Prosthetics Initiative
The Fuji Foot is a low-cost, energy-storing prosthetic foot with multi-axial capabilities that is flexible enough to accommodate rough terrain...
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Team: KAFO Design

KAFO Design
We are a team working on the development of Knee-Ankle-Foot-Orthosis (KAFO) with a goal to provide improved mobility solutions to...
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Handy Writer Grips ready for the Demo Day

3D PT
4 Days! WOW!! The journey for the Makeathon has been amazing for this science teacher! I have had a load...
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