Hacking health
2019-12-29, 17:10–17:35, OIO Stage

About hacking wheelchairs, building custom bicycles, adapters to use e-scooters as outboard motors: Empowering people with disablitities or healthcare needs through Open Hardware. Presentation on experiences and lessons learned in collecting and co-creating open personalized DIY healthcare solutions for replicability and adaptability in Makerspace worldwide.


Careables are open source solutions that aim to improve the quality of life for people with unmet particular needs or facing physical limitations. Careables are often co-designed, replicable, accessible, adjustable and shareable online using digital technologies.