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Two im体育坦登 teams are Austin-bound for the South by Southwest Innovation Awards

Makerbrace team holding devices

Members of the MakerBrace VIP team displaying orthotic devices created using 3D-printing technology

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One of the most hotly anticipated events each year is the SXSW Innovation Awards, which recognize the most exciting emerging tech developments across 13 categories. This year, two Tandon teams stood out in the crowded field as leaders in student innovation and climate, culture & social impact, and they’ll be headed to Austin on March 14 for the 2020 Finalist Showcase. (Winners will be announced at an awards dinner on March 16.)


 

The MakerBrace: Prototyping a more affordable future for orthotics

The MakerBrace is the work of an 跨学科的团队 由...领着 维多利亚法案 that uses advanced 3D-printing technology at the im体育坦登 makerspace to try to improve the lives of some of the 17 million people worldwide living with cerebral palsy. The group, which takes part in im体育坦登’s Vertically Integrated Projects program