#MakeTheWorld: Prosthetics. Now a One-Month Program in Printing Parts

Have a look at a fascinating program.


#maketheworld – Announcing Make The World: Prosthetics – Friday 10/4/2013 8pm ET on Google+

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Make The World: Prosthetics is a one month program on Google+ aimed at crowdsourcing the manufacturing and delivery of the Robohand prosthetic to people in need. The program will be hosted by Adafruit’s Limor Fried, Matt Griffin and Phillip Torrone. Key partners on the program include RobohandMakerBotThe Open Hand ProjectAnthromodProsthetics for Prosperitye­NABLEThe Lucky Fin Project and Hands for Africa.
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Adafruit’s Makers, Hackers, Artists and Engineers Community under the subsection “Make The World” is hosting this month long effort. Community members will post up with what they can help with, suggest people in need, and post pictures of their accomplishments/builds. In addition Makers will be able to find support for the creation of Robohands in the e­NABLE Community on Google+.
  • October 4th, 8pm ET – One hour introduction to the challenge with notable inventors and non­profits in the sector. MakerBot, Robohand, The Lucky Fin Project.
  • October 11th, 8pm ET – Community Check In ­ inviting a notable Maker to chat with Makers from the Community to show how far they have come along with their project. Prosthetics for Prosperity, e-NABLE, Google Science Fair.
  • October 18th, 8pm ET – 30 min Community Check In ­ inviting a notable Maker to chat with Makers from the Community to show how far they have come along with their project. Robohand, Hands for Africa and The Open Hand Project.
  • October 25th, 8pm ET – One hour Recap of the past month. Robohand, Anthromod, Robohand.
This Friday we’ll have our first Hangout on Air, a one hour introduction to the challenge with notable inventors and non-­profits in the sector. Please stop by to tune in live at 8pm ET on Friday 10/4/13, join the Adafruit Google+ page andcommunity page to post comments, ask questions, participate and more!

David G. Armstrong

Dedicated to amputation prevention, wound healing, diabetic foot, biotechnology and the intersection between medical devices and consumer electronics.

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