Trexo Robotics is a startup company founded by U of T students Manmeet Maggu and Rahul Udasi. Trexo Robotics joined the inaugural cohort of Hatchery LaunchLab,a new program in U of T Engineering’s Entrepreneurship Hatchery accelerator that provides support and funding to enable follow-on investment for engineering research-based startups. Trexo is also a recent graduate of Rotman’s Creative Destruction Lab,the Department of Computer Science Innovation Lab,and a member of the Faculty of Medicine’s Health Innovation Hub (H2i). Pictured: U of T students and Trexo Robotics co-founders Manmeet Maggu (right) and Rahul Udasi built a robotic exoskeleton for children after Maggu’s nephew was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Originally published in the June 19,2017 U of T News article: #UofTGrad17: How a U of T startup is helping disabled children walk like ‘Iron Man’

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From quantum computing to social impact, discover the innovative startups that are transforming lives in Canada and around the world.

The University of Toronto is situated in one of the world’s fastest-growing technology hubs – the second largest in North America with the same startup density as Silicon Valley.

The U of T Entrepreneurship community can help turn ideas into successful, growing businesses – the proof is in all the startups founded and grown by our students, faculty, and grads. Some boosted their businesses through our accelerators, while other ventures sparked organically in the entrepreneurial climate here at U of T.

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Boy with child-sized wearable walking device is guided by researcher.

This is the place to help kids walk 

A small boy wearing Trexo Robotics assistive technology smiles as a helper shows him a tablet display University of Toronto startup Trexo Robotics is designing innovative assistive technology that supports…

This is the place to expand the internet into space 

U of T startup Kepler Communications’ tiny internet satellites are helping scientists share field data. The more field data that scientists analyze from around the world, the better we’ll be…

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This is the place to speed up drug discovery 

University of Toronto startup Structura Biotechnology builds novel software for cryo-electron microscopy which aims to help scientists understand the structure and function of protein molecules. “Every biological process that happens…

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