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clockTime to watch: 04:02Posted on November 15, 2016

Conor Walsh

Rolex Awards Laureate, 2016

An Irish biomedical engineer based at Harvard, Conor Walsh is addressing the acute challenges faced by stroke victims as they learn to walk again. He is developing a soft robotic suit that can be worn under clothes and that trains muscles, limbs and joints to function again. This exciting new technology should revolutionize treatment for the millions of people who suffer from physical disabilities.

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