#UofTStartup Stories: Trexo Robotics
University of Toronto | Feb 23, 2018
U of T startup Trexo Robotics designs devices to help children with physical disabilities walk.
Trexo Robotics exoskeleton for children
TechCrunch | Dec 8, 2017
Trexo robotics is building exoskeleton devices to help children with disabilities learn to walk.
U of T conference explores the future of health care – and how Toronto will shape it
UofT News | Apr 13, 2018
Having twice battled breast cancer, Nathalie Le Prohon has first-hand knowledge of the “dire need for change and transformation” of the aging and often inefficient Canadian health-care system.
Robotics beyond the factories: assistive devices help children gain independence
Financial Post | Apr 5, 2018
For some entrepreneurs, their innovations are passion projects. But these take time and creative marketing to reach fruition.
Top prize is $20,000 for winner of accessibility-focused pitch competition at Discovery 2018
News Wire | Apr 3, 2018
Five innovative, Ontario-based companies focused on accessibility and assistive technology will compete in Ontario Centres of Excellence's (OCE) $20,000 Accessibility Tech Pitch Competition.
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.
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)
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.
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
Design Engineering | Jan 2, 2017
Toronto-based startup develops exoskeleton fit for children with physical impairments.