BionX Medical Technologies, Inc. - BIOM - formerly called iWalk
BionX™ Medical Technologies, Inc. is a leader in the field of prosthetic devices with the introduction of BiOM, the only lower-limb prosthesis with powered propulsion for enhanced mobility.
Privately held and headquartered in Bedford, Mass.
BionX was originally founded in 2007 as iWalk by Dr. Hugh Herr, Director and Principal Investigator of the Biomechatronics Group of MIT’s Media Laboratory, and funded by leading investment firms including WFD Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, Sigma Partners, and Gilde Healthcare Partners.
The company has also received funding and support from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and the U.S. Army’s Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC). .