UPLIFT INTRODUCTION VIDEO

USER

Duoc got sick at 6 months old. His intestines turned, twisted, creating the pain that would tear up even the strongest of adults. Rushed to the hospital, he was treated for volvulus.

He woke up, stomach and intestines fine and well, but his left arm was amputated.

But he is never the victim. He never blames the hospital, the doctors, his silly siblings, himself, or life for what have happened.
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PRODUCT MAGIC

The underlying magic that makes Vulcan Augmetics different from other providers of prosthetic limbs is our flexible design, custom socket panels, and job-specific attachment modules.
Prosthetics limbs by Vulcan are made with a functional core that can later be designed to become adaptable to various cases of amputees, whether for work or play. This helps reduce the time and cost of production, making it more affordable, even for people with limited budget.

Upgradability

All of the products have one core prosthetic design, allowing for easy flexibility and upgrade tailored to the specific of the users in the future.
By creating one single core product, Vulcan tries to minimize the clutter that users have from owing too many different prosthetic.

Modularity

We create custom socket panels for the core prosthetic part. Each socket is designed specifically to best serve a unique task for the user.
Plug in different sockets and transform into an actual super human, doing things more effectively and efficiently.

Affordability

Not many prosthetic out there is financially accessible, especially in developing countries. Though progress is being made, why wait?
With 3D printing and of open-source software, we make the process of obtaining a bionic arm faster and cheaper.
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TRACTION

Competition

- Vietnam Winner of Blue Venture Award 2019
- Top 10 Final Tech Fest Vietnam 2018
- Top 3 Seedstars Vietnam 2018
- Scale-up Track Winner of Youth Co:lab (UNDP) 2018
- Winner of Vietnam Women Pitching competition 2018

Product

- 7 prototypes, aesthetic and functional prosthetic arm MVP
- 2 amputees transformed

THE TEAM

When like-minded people come together, good things are bound to happen.
Say hi to the people that made it all a reality for Vulcan Augmetics!

The founders

Meet the twos that started it all.
RAFAEL MASTERS & AKSHAY SHARMA

“I saw other groups attempting to solve the same problem and felt that the
technology had so much potential that was not being used efficiently and
effectively with the end USER in mind. That is why I founded Vulcan
Augmetics, to make technology work for people, and to help people get the
most out of that technology.”

Rafael Masters (Co-founder & CEO)

“South East Asia has abundant but underutilized resources which makes it a
perfect place to create new product breakthroughs. However the masses still suffer with lack of advanced solutions in the fields of prosthetic. At Vulcan we strive to bridge this very Gap between innovation, resources and needs. ”

Akshay Sharma (Co-founder & CTO)

The members

10 individuals from different backgrounds, but with the same passion.
WE LOVE TAKING ON NEW CHALLENGES!

Phạm Văn Được

R&D Associate/Web developer

Lê Tấn Việt Linh

CPO & Prosthetist

Nguyễn Thị Bạch Loan

Marketing Executive

Đỗ Quốc Thắng

Chief Designer

Lê Huy Thông

Electronic Engineer

Vũ Tuấn Anh

Fab Master

Lý Thành Khánh

Mechanical Engineer

Trịnh Khánh Hạ

General Manager

VULCAN IN THE NEWS

Vulcan got mentioned on papers. Yes!
Check them out.

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