See 189 inspiring Fix Films (and counting!)
These short films tell the stories of all kinds of fixes from around the world, and there’s even more to be seen on our Youtube channel. Get inspired, get involved and make your own!
Amir wants to use peddling & walking prosthetics but can't straighten his knee. Fixperts - Open Source Designers Eran Apelbaum and Ronen Leibmann developed an efficient strap & buckle harness kit to help him exercise and stretch his tendon.
Dorle suffers from Parkinson's and has some barriers in her daily routine. Sh loves to going out, but finds it hard to put on make up properly anymore. That's the problem she asked the Fixperts from Coburg to fix.
Ulli, who is paralyzed since his youth, worked with the Fixperts at Coburg university to improve his everyday life by refining a tool to read his newspaper mostly on his own.
There are some issues roasting the famous Coburger Bratwurst. Fixperts form the university designed new tools, which make it safer and easier to flip the sausages.
Rüdiger is paralyzed on the left side of his body and his left hand is still not doing what it should. Applying toothpaste is difficulty he faces every morning. The Fixperts at Coburg University helped by building a plug for the overfill slot in his sink where he can now easily place his brush and apply the toothpaste without his shaking left hand.
Maria spends many hours standing in the street selling balloons. Fixperts studying at ITESM in Querétaro, Mexico made her a light weight flat pac seat.
Junko is an officer working at Hosei University. She often has to put up notices on bulletin boards. Not being tall means higher areas are out of her reach. A team of engineering and design Fixperts made her a helpful tool that allows her to insert and remove tacks easily across the whole board.
Daniel Has limited reach and requires support to help him eat independently. The Fixperts at Holon Institute of Technology Make him a non slip easy to clean eating aid surface.
Doris loves driving around but she suffers from COPD which means she needs her respirator handy all the time. Fixperts at Coburg University invented a mount that allows her to get in and out the car easily and store her respirator safely while driving.