“Redefining Human” through Advanced Prosthetics: Innovations @ Research Park Podcast Episode with PSYONIC CEO

Categories : EnterpriseWorks, Research Park
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Episode 5 of the Innovations @ Research Park features an interview with  Aadeel Ahktar, CEO and founder of advanced prosthetics startup PSYONIC.

Ahktar sheds light on his exhilarating entrepreneurial journey, from winning startup competitions to partnering with U.S. Army sergeants to being selected as a MIT Top 35 Under 35 Innovator. He also dives into ways in which he and his team overcame significant obstacles and where he thinks the prosthetics industry is headed next.

The PSYONIC Ability Hand — the world’s fastest and first touch-sensitive bionic hand — will be available to users and clinicians nationwide on September 1, 2021.

The Innovations @ Research Park podcast highlights the thriving entrepreneurial and corporate innovation culture in Champaign. It is hosted by University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign alumnus Tanmay Shah.

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