89up supports search for the future of assistive technology

Mobility Unlimited Challenge launched in Los Angeles

The Toyota Mobility Foundation, in partnership with Nesta’s Challenge Prize Centre, has launched a $4 million dollar global challenge to change the lives of people with lower-limb paralysis, culminating in the unveiling of the winners in Tokyo in 2020.

The Mobility Unlimited Challenge is seeking teams around the world to create game-changing technology that will help radically improve the mobility and independence of people with paralysis.

89up oversaw the launch event for the Challenge which took place at LA Comotion in Los Angeles on November 16th and secured coverage around the world including CNN, Sky News, The Times of India, TechCrunch and Folha de S.Paulo.