$1.7M to build everyday exoskeletons to assist with lifting, walking and climbing stairs

In an effort to bring robotic assistance to workers, the elderly and more, a University of Michigan team is developing a new type of powered exoskeleton for lower limbs—funded by $1.7 million from the National Institutes of Health. One in eight Americans faces a mobility disability, with serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs, but a … Continue reading $1.7M to build everyday exoskeletons to assist with lifting, walking and climbing stairs