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“Our work is driven by a set of social values,” said Matt Ratto. “We start not just from technology, but from the values we use to change the way we design and the choices we make, in order to create real impact.” These values include innovation, environment-appropriate solutions, partnerships, and sustainability.read more
“A lot of what we are doing is social innovation…. We are trying to develop a bridge between the North and South but we have to work with the people on the ground to build their capacity. They are the experts – and they are deeply interested in doing whatever they can to get the children walking.” Matt Ratto, chief science officer, Nia Technologies Inc.read more
Video: Today is a good day for Pendo James, the 15-year-old is walking without crutches. She says, “When I walk with a prosthesis, I can do anything.”read more
Technology must reflect “not just the needs of patients but also the needs of the professionals that serve the patients,” says Matt Ratto, Nia’s chief science officer.read more
“Before the vehicle that she was travelling in flipped over and trapped her right leg, Leakhena Laing was a happy teenager who enjoyed climbing trees and playing football with friends.” (2016)read more
In a waiting room in Stung Meanchey, 21-year-old Ouk Vy sat patiently as technicians fitted him with a small socket to connect his right leg – which was amputated at the knee last year after a traffic accident – to a new prosthetic limb. (2016)read more