ORIGINAL ARTICLE, Elaine Smith, thestar.com, June 9, 2022
Passion, drive and a good idea turned Lianna Genovese into a corporate entrepreneur long before she graduated from McMaster University this spring.
At 19, Genovese became the founder and chief executive officer of ImaginAble Solutions, a company that manufactures Guided Hands™, an assistive device that enables people living with limited hand mobility to write, paint, draw and access technology through a touch-screen device. The product uses a sliding system and 3D-printed handpieces tailored to the user that allows them to express themselves and become more confident and independent.
Today, at 22, with her degree from McMaster’s program in Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences in hand, Genovese already holds two patents in the United States and Canada, as well as four trademarks.
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