Short Business Description
Formally, Maroon Assistive Technologies, Element Exo Inc. is commercializing novel, passive lift-assistive devices.
Element Exo Inc., was previously known as Maroon Assistive Technologies.
The original company was created by members of the Virginia Tech Assistive Robotics Lab. The work done in the lab was popularized by their research project with the Lowes Innovations Labs. The back assist prototype was aimed at warehouse and supply chain workers who have to bend and lift as part of their work. You can find more information on the partnership on the Virginia Tech website: https://vtx.vt.edu/articles/2017/05/eng-lowesexosuit.html, Lowe’s and Virginia Tech develop exosuit designed to help retail employees, May 2017.