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U of T Entrepreneurship Week: 10 startups to watch

UofT News | Mar 1, 2018

As a leading research institution with nine accelerators, it should come as no surprise the University of Toronto is a hotbed of startup activity.


How robotic exoskeletons could save disabled children from a life in wheelchairs

BGR | Jan 20, 2018

It was bleak medical diagnosis for his young nephew that put the idea in Manmeet Maggu’s head to launch a startup focused on robotic exoskeletons for children.


Toronto startup envisions a new future for children with walking disabilities

Huffington Post | Jan 15, 2018

In North America, there are over 500,000 children living with walking disabilities. To many of these children, physiotherapy is an important practice to manage their physical symptoms and thereby maintain their health.


Toronto’s Trexo Robotics adds new “Iron Man” leg attachment to exoskeleton design

Design Engineering | Jan 8, 2018

UofT duo wins first prize for new robotic "Iron Man" leg attachment on their walker designed for wheel chair-bound children suffering from disabilities.

Announcing the Finalists for the 7th Annual Canadian Innovation Awards

Tech Vibes | Jan 5, 2018

After pouring over thousands of nominations, the finalists for the Canadian Innovation Awards have been named. The list features some of the hottest startups, biggest companies, and cutting-edge entrepreneurs in the country—so take a look and think long and hard before casting your votes beginning Monday, January 8th.


Trexo Robotics wins $35,000 at Sunnybrook's Hawk's Nest Pitch Competition

BetaKit | Nov 30, 2017

Last week, Sunnybrook Hospital Next Generation hosted the Hawk’s Nest, a healthtech-focused competition challenging four startups to pitch before the ‘Hawks,’ a panel of VCs and health industry leaders.


Tech startup hopes to put kids with disabilities back on their feet

Metro News | Nov 26, 2017

A pair of tech entrepreneurs backed by the University of Toronto hope their “Iron Man legs” will be a giant leap forward for children with disabilities.


Trexo Robotics: un exosquelette pour les enfants handicapés

Tanitly | Nov 25, 2017

Trexo Robotics vient de remporter un prix de 35.000 dollars canadiens, en récompense du travail effectué pour permettre aux enfants souffrant d’un handicap physique, de quitter leur fauteuil roulant pour utiliser un équipement de marche équipé de renforts de jambes robotisés « Iron Man ».


U of T startup Trexo Robotics takes another step forward with children's 'Iron Man' exoskeleton

U of T News | Nov 23, 2017

Just like the purposeful gait of their child-sized robotic exoskeleton, the entrepreneurs behind University of Toronto startup Trexo Robotics are propelling their young business forward one step at at time.


Sunnybrook fledgling leaves Hawk's Nest

National Post | Nov 7, 2017

When they had the idea for a hospital fundraiser using a Dragon’s Den-style format that would showcase medical technology start-ups, they knew they’d hit the sweet spot


Announcing the startups featured in Startup Alley pavilions at Disrupt Berlin

Tech Crunch | Oct 25, 2017

We invited innovative early-stage startups to apply for a free exhibit table in Startup Alley at Disrupt Berlin (4-5 December)


The ‘Iron Man’ exoskeleton that can let disabled children walk again

Daily Mail | Sep 6, 2017

A Canadian startup has developed a device that allows children with disabilities to walk.


Hatchery startup builds exoskeletons to help children with disabilities walk

UofT Engineering | Jun 19, 2017

Few product tests are as emotional as the one Manmeet Maggu performed at his brother’s house near Delhi last summer.


Delhi kid with cerebral palsy inspires Iron Man-like suit for disabled

Hindustan Times | Jul 2, 2017

A Delhi child with cerebral palsy inspired the development of the first commercial exoskeleton for children with disabilities by two young Indo-Canadian engineers.


A record 11 Ontario innovators awarded $50,000 to become Ontario Neurotech Entrepreneurs

Newswire | Jun 21, 2017

The Ontario Brain Institute [OBI] today announced the 2017 winners of its pioneering Ontario Neurotech (ONtrepreneurs) program


ONtrepreneurs 2017 Winner Receives $50,000 to Develop Robotic Exoskeleton Suit for Kids with CP

CP News Today | Jun 23, 2017

Among this year’s 11 winners of the Ontario Brain Institute’s Ontario Neurotech program is engineer Manmeet Maggu, who is developing a robotic exoskeleton suit for children with cerebral palsy


Robotic Rehabilitation

Design Engineering | Jan 2, 2017

Toronto-based startup develops exoskeleton fit for children with physical impairments.