Nia and Vorum partner to deliver 3D-printed prosthetics to children in developing countries


By Amy Ratelle on Apr 8th, 2016

Canadian non-profit social enterprise Nia Technologies will integrate Vorum’s CanfitTM 3D design software into its 3D PrintAbility solution. 3D PrintAbility is an innovative digital toolchain that promises to significantly reduce the time required to produce customized orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) devices for young people in the developing world. Large productivity gains are crucial in low-income countries like Uganda where it is estimated that only 12 practising orthopaedic technologists serve over 90,000 disabled children in need of O&P devices.

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