Google grants £1m to prosthetic limb venture

Buis, A. (Contributor)

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

Description

Prosthetic limbs made with technology developed at Strathclyde University are to become more available through a $1m grant from Google.org. ProPortion, a Netherlands-based social enterprise, has received the funding for its LegBank venture that provides limbs to amputees on low incomes.
Period8 Jun 2016
Held atthe engineer, United Kingdom

Keywords

  • prosthetics
  • low-income countries
  • Hydro-cast
  • Majicast
  • Colombia
  • BOP
  • sustainability