PSYONIC Named Falling Walls Finalist

Categories : Recognition & Awards, EnterpriseWorks
Posted on: September 23, 2020

PSYONIC, a leader in creating advanced bionic limbs that are accessible to all people with amputations, has been named a finalist for the Falling Walls Lab competition.

Falling Walls is an international forum for early-career, innovators, trailblazers, creators, and visionaries. It holds an annual conference on the anniversary of the falling of the Berlin Wall, which highlights scientists making a positive impact from around the globe. The winner of the Falling Walls contest will receive personal coaching on digital pitching, networking opportunities with investors, and will be featured at the Science Startups.

PSYONIC is a startup located at the EnterpriseWorks incubator. It launched in 2015 out of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

PSYONIC’s mission is to deliver advanced, neurally controlled prosthetics that are more advanced and more affordable than other state of the art prosthetics that are currently available on the market. Learn more about the background and innovation at PSYONIC, by watching here.

What are the next steps?

In mid-October, 14 Falling Walls Jurys will meet to select the top 10 winners. The winners will receive personal coaching on digital pitching and have networking opportunities with investors. On November 6, the 10 winners will present their venture to a global audience on Science StartUps. Watch a recap of the 2019 Science Startups here.

On November 9, the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the winner of the Science Startup Breakthrough of the Year 2020 will be announced.