Open Bionics closes $5.9M Series A for its affordable and cool bionic limbs

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The world wowed a few years ago when a very clever startup from Bristol, U.K., came up with 3D-printed bionic limbs for amputees. Uniquely, the limbs were lightweight, cheap to make and could even be made into Iron Man-style arms to enthuse amputee children.

They went on to sign a deal with the huge U.K. National Health Service to bring new technologies to amputees, announced at a TechCrunch Crunch Disrupt.

Today, Open Bionics has successfully raised $5.9 million from investors, including F1’s Williams Advanced Engineering Group.

Their Series A round was led by Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund, joined by Ananda Impact Ventures and Downing Ventures, which continued to support the company with follow-on funding from their seed round.

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