The world of physical mobility in Shanghai by Otto Bock
From 1 May to 31 October, Expo 2010 in Shanghai explored the topic of human mobility, a future issue of global importance.
For the first time in the approximately 160-year history of the World Expo, a separate exhibit - the "Life & Sunshine Pavilion" - was dedicated to the interests of people with disabilities.
Following the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing, the needs of people with disabilities were once again presented to a broad audience in China; more than 75 million visitors attended. The organisers of the Shanghai Expo selected the German company Otto Bock, the global market leader in orthopaedics/prosthetics technology and a manufacturer of orthoses, wheelchairs and neuroThe organisers of the Shanghai Expo selected the German company Otto Bock, global market leader in orthopaedics / prosthetics technology and a manufacturer of orthoses, wheelchairs and neuroimplants, to design the physical mobility exhibit. implants, to design the physical mobility exhibit.
Key objectives of the exhibit include the presentation of playful, multimedia information in order to break down inhibitions and prejudices, helping people to understand that living with a disability does not have to mean living a disabled life. "Our company has been represented in China since 1993 and cooperates with various organisations in order to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities in China.
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