Prensilia is a company spun out from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (Pisa, Italy) by researchers of the ARTS Lab (Advanced Robotics and Technology Laboratory), with long experience in research and development of innovative robotic and biomedical devices. Company associates have been involved in several national and international research projects in the field of robotics, hand prosthetics and neuroscience allowing them to acquire and consolidate the key expertise of Prensilia. The know-how of Prensilia includes the following fields: advanced robotics and mechatronics, embedded control, micro-mechanical sensors, precision mechanics and ICT systems.
In the same year, Prensilia wins the sixth edition of the Vespucci Award for Innovation with the project named: “e-grasp, trans-radial prosthesis”. The prize is held by the Tuscany regional Government, and awards the most brilliant and innovative entrepreneurship project based on innovative solutions not yet industrially exploited. A great start for Prensilia!