TOM: Melbourne

place Melbourne, Australia


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TOM's vision is a world in which technology and innovation allow every person acccess to affordable solutions to their needs. Our moonshot mission is to help 250,000,000 people by inspiring and supporting a global network of communities dedicated to this vision.

What We Do

We work with people with a disability who have a specific need, "Need-Knowers", and connect them with a diverse group of professionals, including engineers, industrial designers, health professionals and tradespeople, "Makers".

Together, they design and build products that solve a complex problem and improve the everyday life of the Need-Knower. Recent prototypes include robotic arms, powered crutches, wheelchair wheel cleaners and bespoke exercise machines. The intellectual property for every product is then shared through open-source Digital Product Files, so others can replicate or iterate it in their own communities around the world.


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