PROTEOR : a driving force of the New industrial France

On September, 9, 2014, PROTEOR Handicap Technologie presented the prototype of a bionic leg to the President of the French Republic, as part of the 34 sector-based industrial initiatives of the « New industrial France ».

On September, 9, 2014, PROTEOR Handicap Technologie presented the prototype of a bionic leg to the President of the French Republic, as part of the 34 sector-based industrial initiatives of the « New industrial France ».

Launched on October, 2013, these plan outlines the priorities of the french industrial policy for the next decades in strategic fields of activity such as transportations, telecommunication, robotics and healthcare.

Among the presented innovations, François Hollande was particularly interested in PROTEOR Handicap Technologie's prototype of bionec leg, which is still in development phase. Surfer Eric Dargent explained to the French President the possibilities offered by this prosthesis that recreates the physiological movements of knee/ankle synergy. Convinced by the demonstration, the head of State underlined how such a device represents the hope of a better autonomy for AK amputees.


François Hollande congratulates French innovative companies participating to the country's reindustrialisation.

" The « 34 plans » let us communicate with major research stakeholders who may help us to develop certain facets of the prototype ", says Philippe Guérit, managing director at PROTEOR Handicap Technologie.

The Presidency's enthusiasm for next generation prosthetic appliances suggests promising perspectives for the patients... and stimulates more than ever PROTEOR Handicap Technologie's team to invent innovative solutions !

Learn more ? Watch the videos below (in French) !

 Report by France's first TV channel September, 09, 2014.



  Speech by François Hollande (extract).




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