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Walking is a basic human right that should be affordable to everyone everywhere

SwissLeg was created in September 2012 by Paulo Gonçalves, Mohammad Ismail and Roberto Agosta. The startup, based in Lugano, strives to bring the cost of high mobility prosthetics down to the price of a good pair of shoes. More....

12 December 2013

SwissLeg awarded CTI Start-up Label

SwissLeg provides affordable prosthetic legs. Amputees in the developing world get access to useful prosthesis for the first time with the innovative product. More...

14 December 2012

SwissLeg nominated for the SwissAward 2013

The SwissAward is one of the most popular prizes in Switzerland. Each year Swiss Television awards the prize to five persons in the categories politics, culture, business, show and society. The business magazine BILANZ reports that Roberto Agosta, CEO SwissLeg, is one of the nominees for 2013. More...

28 August 2012

Finalists selected for the Startups.ch Awards 2012

This year the Startups.ch prizes will be awarded for the third time. 13 finalists have been chosen out of 150 applicants. The three winners will be selected by a jury of experts and a public voting. More....

17 July 2012

SwissLeg makes walking easy

Swiss start-up SwissLeg, which makes affordable prosthetic limbs for amputees in developing countries, won first prize at the Fidelity Future Impact Prize announced in Lugano last week at the inaugural Partnering for Global Impact conference. More...