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
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.
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