Modular Transfemoral Prosthetic Kit by OpenGait

Principal Investigator: Jon Bohlmann

Sponsor: VentureWell

Award Period: 3/1/2019 - 8/31/2020

Amount: $20,000

Description: This projects provides stage 2 funding from VentureWell to OpenGait for the further development of their modular transfemoral prothetic kit. OpenGait has developed a revolutionary new socket system that will remove the timely casting and fabrication process and provide a modular, adjustable system to fit a wide range of users. Prosthetists can assemble this device, make appropriate adjustments and have an amputee fitted for a new device in hours versus days or weeks.