Nicholas Huchet at the IIT Bombay TechFest – 2nd to 4th January 2015

Nicholas Huchet is invited to the IIT Bombay TechFest that is to take place from 2nd to 4th January 2015

JPEG Nicholas Huchet, a young resident of the city of Rennes, is an amputee who lost his right arm in a work accident 12 years ago. Anxious to overcome this shortcoming, he met the Labfab based in his city. This meeting gave birth to the Bionico project that created an artificial bionic prosthesis using 3D print technology with the help of the design specifications made available in open source format by Gaël Langevin, the creator of the robot InMoov.

Nicholas Huchet is invited to the IIT Bombay TechFest that is to take place from 2nd to 4th January 2015 (the Fest hosted 135 000 visitors in 2014). He will be there along with Gaël Langevin and Marc Aderghal, documentary filmmaker.

The Department of Science & Technology and the Embassy of France in India support this initiative and organize, with Alliance Françaises de Mumbai, Pune, d’Ahmedabad and de Panjim, a series of lectures. The program will be as follows:

January, 2 – 4, 2015: Participation in IIT Bombay Techfest

Friday, January 16: Alliance Française d’Ahmedabad – conference of Nicolas Huchet

Tuesday, January 20: Alliance Fraçaise de Bombay - conference of Nicolas Huchet

Friday, January 23: Alliance Française de Pune, conference of Nicolas Huchet

Thursday, February 5: Alliance Française, Panjim, conference of Nicolas Huchet

February, 6 - 8: BITS Pilani University (QUARK festival) in partnership with the Alliance Française, Panjim

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