Patient Innovation, Making, Healthcare
To map and connect the bottom-up Make to Care innovation
EDGES - NEW GENERATION PROTHESIS, by Michela Cavalleri and Sarah Vincenza Richiuso
Photo credits: Alessandra Carosi
The MaketoCare inititive is promoted by Sanofi Genzyme, Specialty Care division of Sanofi. Sanofi Genzyme is specifically providing solutions for rare diseases, multiple sclerosis, oncology and immunology. MaketoCare wants to celebrate and support initiatives and projects arising from the cleverness and passion of the Maker community.
TALKING HANDS project, finalist for Make to Care 2016 edition and winner of ROME Prize 2016 edition
MAKEtoCARE is also a contest, promoted for the first time in 2016. The award stems from the desire to bring out and facilitate the implementation, along with the dissemination, of innovative and useful solutions to meet the real needs of people who have any form of disability, it being understood as any sharp decrease in the quality of life due to diseases and/or traumatic events.
Applications for MAKEtoCARE edition 2017 are closed.
The award evening will be on November 29th at:
La Lanterna, Via Tomacelli 157.
Each selected project will be presented and the Jury will proclaim the two final winners.
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All finalists of MAKEtoCARE contest 2017 edition
All the finalists of the previous edition of the Make to Care 2016 contest
In the context of the project MakeToCare, Fondazione Politecnico of Politecnico di Milano and Sanofi Genzyme signed a collaborative protocol. Polifactory, on behalf of Fondazione Politecnico and as technical-scientific partner, supports the project through a research activity aimed at identifying and mapping the MAKEtoCARE ecosystem and in order to draft a First Report on the theme, which will be presented in Rome during the European Maker Faire 2017.