Explore the Arches - Power it Up!
Festival Area: Power it Up!
Based at the University of Malta, MAProHand is a research group focussed on creating better prosthetic hands. They look to create a hand that balances all 3 design principles: simplicity, usability, and dexterity – and in turn making it desirable and beneficial to use!
MAProHand - Interview
Science in the City’s Sam met with Rachel and Yesenia, members of the MAProHand research group, to discuss the challenges and rewards of developing a prosthetic hand. They also asked kids what their dream hand would be able to do… with some surprising results!