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Evolution Devices among finalists for Toyota's Mobility Unlimited Challenge

Techstination feature for Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.        Using technology to improve the lives of millions of people with lower limb paralysis is the goal of the Mobility Unlimited Challenge…sponsored by the Toyota Mobility Foundation and the Nesta Challenge Prize Center.    Five finalists are receiving grants of 500 thousand dollars…with the final winner of the challenge…being selected next year….receiving one million dollars.   Among the finalists is Evolution Devices…where Pierluigi Montovani is co-founder and CEO..

“Our device that we submitted for the challenge uses time to muscle stimulation to improve walking form for people with lower limb paralysis and we’ve seen some great initial results.”

Montovani began his research while he was in high school after his father was diagnosed with MS.   Check out our full interview with him online.

You can find us at Techstination.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

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