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Empowering prosthetics

Category: Healthy perspectives

A digital design for a red and gold prosthetic leg cover emulating the style of Iron Man

What if you could change the appearance of your limb as often as you change your outfit? Standard prosthetics can make people self-conscious, and can discourage children from using them, so we are developing customisable, bespoke covers to help children to feel more positive about their prosthetics. The design process aims to be fun and encourage constructive discussion of prostheses between family and friends, ultimately empowering the user.

Entrant: Navid Aslani , Biomedical Engineering

Copyright: Navid Aslani

Funding: Starworks

Collaborators: Ability Matters