Dozens of innovators and makers gathered in Tel Aviv for TOM:TLV, a three-day technology marathon where participants built models and prototypes of aids for people with disabilities
TOM:TLV, began on March 17 at the Tel Aviv Port and culminated Thursday, March 19 at the Tel Aviv Hilton, bringing together technologists, designers, therapists, and people with disabilities who developed ideas and products that address the challenges of people living with disabilities, their family members, and health-care professionals.
TOM:TLV is the latest in a series of events created by TOM (Tikkun Olam Makers), an initiative of the Reut Institute and ROI Community. TOM is a movement of makers, technology developers, and innovators who seek to solve unmet social challenges in disadvantaged communities and nations, fulfilling the traditional Jewish value of Tikkun Olam – repairing the world.
To watch a video about the event, click here.
To see the products from TOM:TLV, click here.