Health and Well-being
Aaron Zhao is an inspiring innovator who has been recognized as the national winner of the Health and Well-being category of the 2023 Ingenious+ innovation challenge. His innovation, ExoTremor, is a low-cost, 3D-printed exoskeleton designed to suppress hand tremors in patients with movement disorders.
The wearable exoskeleton offers a stable grip by locking the user’s wrist, providing them with greater independence and improving their quality of life. Aaron’s innovation addresses a significant issue faced by individuals with movement disorders, and it has the potential to transform the way they approach daily activities. One of the unique aspects of Aaron’s innovation is its low cost, making it more accessible to a wider range of patients who may not have had access to similar technologies before.
As a proponent of accessibility in science, Aaron’s innovation is a shining example of how young innovators can make a meaningful impact on society by developing technologies that enhance the well-being of individuals.