DACHOR was awarded with the 1st place at "Ser Capaz" - Investigation and Technology Annual grant promoted by the non-profit organization Associação Salvador.
Aware of the important role technologies play in the quality of life of the disabled, Associação Salvador supports the investigation in different study fields related to reduce mobility trough the annual “Ser Capaz" - Investigation and Technology Annual grant. This year the association awarded the DACHOR project with the 1st place. The DACHOR, a research project promoted by MIT Portugal Program, aims for the development of an innovative powered Ankle-Foot Orthosis (AFO) with hybrid actuation to aid individuals with reduced mobility and neuromuscular disabilities. The public ceremony for the award and honorable mentions will be held Jan. 16 (6:30 pm) at BES Arte & Finança centre.