Unindr wins Mayor’s Entrepreneur Programme Health Award

Oct 1, 2020 | Alumni, Ventures

Congratulations to Ugur Tanriverdi and his team for winning this year's Heath Award category

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The health award, won by Unhindr, aims to find innovations that improve physical and/or mental health for Londoners, reduce waste and make the health sector more sustainable includes a £20,000 prize to support the development of the innovation. Unhindr is developing a soft robotic liner coined Roliner for prosthetics which uses AI to adapt to subtle changes in the shape of the limb throughout the day to address the issue of inflexible prosthetic limb fitting which often leaves amputees in pain from pressure sores and other soft tissue damage.

This is the second year running a SuperConnector alumni, and also a member of Imperial’s Principal Investigator Dr Firat Guder research group, to have won an award at the Mayor of London Mayor’s The Entrepreneur Programme competition. Last year George Winfield, also Cohort One alumni, won the Tech Award for his venture Spyras developing paper based sensors to detect real time changes in breathing rates in hospital patients as an early warning system for sepsis.

Read the full story on Imperial’s website


By Augusta Critchley

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