Meet a team of ‘engipreneurs’ taking medical innovations from idea to market

This article first appeared on Create Digital. You can read the full interview here. A multi-disciplinary program is supercharging engineers, transforming them into entrepreneurs. Can innovation be taught? Dr Matt Oldakowski, an entrepreneur, researcher at Curtin University and co-director of Perth Biodesign, runs an intensive six-month program that teams engineers with researchers, business professionals and…

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eMotionGait, wearable tech for the informed support of lower limb amputees, wins Perth Biodesign pitch night.

Medical device start-up JR-TeCH, creators of eMotionGait, a wearable technology for prostheses, has taken first prize at the 2018 Perth Biodesign Pitch Night, presented by Accelerating Australia. For above knee amputees, prescribing a suitable prosthetic is a difficult process and it can be even more difficult for the wearer to determine that their prosthesis is…

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