Grippy – The Prosthetic Arm

A Manickpur Vasai-based start-up, supported by the Indian Institutes of Bombay and Patna, is offering a line of affordable prosthetics that contain features such as the sense of touch.

Robo Bionics, a start-up by alumni of IIT Patna and University of Mumbai, was among the 15 start-ups chosen in August under the StartupToScaleup scheme supported by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India (GOI). Through the programme, young healthcare and edtech start-ups get a chance to elevate their innovation to the international markets.

Llewellyn D’sa , Priyanka D’sa, Anil Nair & Osden Mascarenhas are the founders of Robo Bionics.

Grippy — Robo Bionics’ product is a line of inexpensive prosthetics that are easy to use and also address some of the difficulties that amputees face with body-powered as well as externally powered prosthetics.

Incubated at IIT Patna, the startup is supported by the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), IIT Bombay, as well as the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), government of India.

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