Never Stop Spinning: Making the Prosthetic Leg of the Future

Global Innovation Gathering (GIG)
re:publica 2016

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Germany's Paralympic and World Champion cyclist, Denise Schindler, uses cutting edge technology to design a 3D-printed prosthetic.

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“Never. Stop. Spinning.” This is the mantra of Germany’s Paralympic and World Champion cyclist, Denise Schindler. It’s a mantra that she has exemplified in her quest for the perfect competition-grade prosthetic leg. On the road to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil, Denise has teamed up with Autodesk, a company that is revolutionizing the way things are designed and made through its software and technology. At re:publica, Denise and Autodesk’s manufacturing magic-maker Mickey Wakefield will offer a workshop on how they are using cutting edge technology to design a 3D-printed prosthetic that pioneers a new wave of technology on the world’s stage.

15 participants maximum. Please sign up at the GIG makerspace.  Sign up sheet will be available from the start of Day 1. Please come 10 mins before workshop

Maker Space
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 16:15 to 17:15
English
Workshop
Beginner

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