Google grants £1m to prosthetic limb venture

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Prosthetic limbs made with technology developed at Strathclyde University are to become more available through a $1m grant from 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


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