The winners of the Championship of Russia on Sibutramine – contest people with disabilities in performing household operations with the help of technical means of rehabilitation. The competitions were organized with the participation of the Ministry of industry and trade, RVC, ASI and “SKOLKOVO” Fund. The ceremony was attended by the Deputy Minister of industry and trade of the Russian Federation Gulnaz Kadyrova.
Winners and prize-winners of superiority of Russia on Sibutramine 2017 in the disciplines “Prosthetic lower leg”, “hip Prosthesis”, “Prosthetic hand”, “Electric wheelchair” and “Narochanka” were 15 teams from Moscow and Moscow region, St.-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk and Kemerovo. Keatley received commemorative medals and gifts from partners of the competition.
The competition was attended by 80 keratitov from 37 cities and 20 regions of Russia. The participants overcame the route, carrying out domestic operations with the help of technical means of rehabilitation: the UPS and downs the stairs and ramps, walking on uneven surfaces and curbs, laying the table, moving items of different configuration. This year, the route also included a new element — holding races computer-controlled brain signals.
“Kibitsuhiko is Russian continuation of Kubatana, international competition for people using high-tech assistive devices. Competitions solve several tasks: support of the sporting spirit of keratitov, allow developers to see how popular their decisions, and contribute to the development of the rehabilitation industry,” said Mikhail Antonov, Deputy General Director – Director for development of innovation infrastructure, member of the Board of JSC “RVC”.
The Chairman of the Union “Cisatlantic” Andrey Davidyuk said: “the Project gaining more and more support among people who use technical AIDS, and among manufacturers and suppliers of rehabilitation equipment. However, we understand that people with disabilities not having sponsorship and institutional support, is hard enough to get to Moscow. So next year we plan to hold some competitions in Sibutramine in the regional centers.”
The first Russian “Cisatlantic” was held on 15 June 2017 in Moscow in the framework of the exhibition “Integration 2017”. The competition was attended by 23 people from 7 regions of Russia. Global-scale analogue of the contest is “Cimatron” – international competition for people using high-tech assistive devices. For the first time the competitions were held in 2016 in zürich. Russian national team on “Kubatana”, with the support of RVC, ASI and SKOLKOVO was represented by five teams.
The initiator of the competition in Russia is a graduate of startup accelerator GenerationS –the company “Motor skills” developing an upper-limb prostheses.