How 3D printing has sped up prosthetic development for people around the world

For alumnus Jerry Evans, every job is a custom job.

“The shape of a person’s limb is as unique as their signature,” he says. “You can’t meet this need with mass production.”

After graduating from the University of Toronto with a master’s degree in civil engineering, Evans pursued an MBA and had a successful 20-year career in the financial sector. Today, he is the CEO of Nia Technologies Inc., a not-for-profit social enterprise that uses computer-aided design (CAD) software and 3D printers to enhance the fabrication of prosthetic devices around the world.

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