Author: bionico

Play as you are at the Paris Games Week

From the 23rd to the 27th of October 2019, the Paris Games Week was held. This is a festival dedicated to videogames. We are part of this event and are present at the Play As You Are area (“Jouez Comme Vous Êtes” in French), a place for making videogames more…

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The Fabrikarium workshop with My Human Kit and ArianeGroup: a bit closer to the stars

The first Fabrikarium with ArianeGroup was held from the 16th to the 18th of October. But what is a Fabrikarium? Following the example of a hackathon, it consists in mixing different skills to respond to the needs of a person with a disability. After Bordeaux for the world championship of…

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Message from our correspondent in Japan

“From repaired humans to enhanced humans?” The technology service of the French Embassy invited me to this debate at the University of Tokyo on the 29th June. I went as the development leader of My Human Kit but also as a user of forearm prothesis, whether high-tech or DIY. This…

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When summer ends…we must go back to school

When it comes to the end of summer, either on the beach or at home; when we must close windows to keep freshness out, it reminds us to forget about our flip-flops:-) This summer has been warm and cosmopolitan: in August took place a meeting including key actors in the…

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Passing the force from Hugobiwan to Charlie

He is part of the founding members of the first fablab in Rennes, the Labfab of the Beaux-Arts (2012). He started Bionico in October, the same year, and was already talking about Handilab, even though My Human Kit wasn’t present even in the most fanciful and utopian part of our…

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Early September? No, already late October! Recap of the last 2 month

Hear ye, Hear ye!! Two months went by since summer holidays Could not see how quick passed the days Two months until the end of the year With the sun that still glitters No sooner had we the time to express That the cold has taken his place.   SEPTEMBER…

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Meeting at HumanLab between INSA students and Doctors Without Borders

English version On Wednesday 18th October the first ever meeting at the Rennes Humanlab between My Human Kit, the National Institute of Applied Sciences of Rennes (INSA) and Doctors Without Borders took place. The following were at the meeting (from right to left): Nicolas Huchet: Bionico Safa Herfat: biomedical engineer…

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What the FUCS? Bogota, Colombia (ENG)

Translated by Bronwen McLaren. Back in 1902, ten doctors came together and founded la Sociedad de Cirurgia de Bogotá (Bogota Surgical Society) with the intention of building a modern hospital which could also serve as a center of surgical development to resolve the problems facing health and health teaching at…

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Greece: Pioneers of Social Innovation at French Institute of Athenes

Thursday, June 16th, The French Institute in Greece organized an event on social innovation in partnership with the Institute of Wishable Futures, Ashoka and the Impact Hub. The goal was to inspire young Greek to start the adventure of social entrepreneurship. For this special event, emblematic figures of the movement…

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Bionicohand project: From Lab Fab Rennes in October 2012 to Fab Lab Berlin in April 2016

Located at Prenzlauer Allee 242, Fab Lab Berlin is only about 10 minutes away from Alexanderplatz. For those who don’t know it yet: the Alexanderplatz is an homage to Alexander 1st who came to Berlin in 1805. Also since the monumental Berlin TV-Tower is placed in its centre it became…

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