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This is Mat Bowtell
He makes assistive hands and fingers for children and adults around the world
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Based out his factory in Phillip Island, Mat has been able to make thousands of hands using 3D printing technology
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The devices are given to children in need for free
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2020 saw Mat pivot to 3D printing 6000 face shields for frontline health workers in the region.
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This is why he won our Leadership and Innovation Award at the recent Regional Achievement and Community Awards
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Back to the article: Meet the Phillip Island engineer delivering free 3D - printed hands to the world.