Lianna Genovese, founder and CEO of ImaginAble Solutions, demonstrated her Guided HandsTM innovative assistive device to Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, during his tour of McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI). The Forge client launched Guided HandsTM to the market in August 2021. The device enables people with limited fine motor skills to paint, draw, write, and use a tablet or computer. Genovese is a fifth-year biomedical and mechanical engineering student who has received the National James Dyson Award for her invention, won top prizes at numerous pitch competitions including the runner-up grand prize in The Forge’s Student Startup Pitch Competition in 2019, and she is currently nominated for a YWCA Hamilton Women of Distinction Award: Young Trailblazer.
Read Minister Fedeli tours MMRI with demonstration from award-winning Mac Eng student, on the Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University’s website.