ReWalk representatives meet with Spanish King, Queen and Prime Minister
Exoskeleton technology demonstrated for Heads of State as part of Israeli state visit to Spain
MARLBOROUGH, MA / YOKNEAM ILIT, ISRAEL / BERLIN, GERMANY—November 22, 2017 – A team from ReWalk Robotics accompanied an Israeli state visit to Spain and presented ReWalk’s leading exoskeleton technology to Spain’s Heads of State in Madrid.
ReWalker Marcela Turnage and Yishai Potack, ReWalk’s Sales Manager were invited to showcase ReWalk’s 6.0 exoskeleton by H.E. Reuven Rivlin, President of Israel at a Spanish-Israeli business summit on November 7th.
President Rivlin spoke at length about Israeli technology during the summit, and highlighted ReWalk as an example of Israeli innovation.
Following the summit, the ReWalk representatives joined a reception where they met Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and the Royal family, including King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia. Marcela personally introduced King Felipe, Queen Letizia, and Prime Minister Rajoy to the technology, and described her experience of using a ReWalk exoskeleton.
ReWalk hopes to bring its technology to Spain for the benefit of the spinal cord injury community in the near future.
- Footage of ReWalk’s presentation at the summit can be found here.
- Footage of President Rivlin’s speech at the summit can be found here.
ReWalk’s representatives with other members of the Israeli delegation at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid
About ReWalk Robotics Ltd.
ReWalk Robotics Ltd. develops, manufactures and markets wearable robotic exoskeletons for individuals with spinal cord injury. Our mission is to fundamentally change the quality of life for individuals with lower limb disability through the creation and development of market leading robotic technologies. Founded in 2001, ReWalk has headquarters in the U.S., Israel and Germany. For more information on the ReWalk systems, please visit www.rewalk.com.
ReWalk® is a registered trademark of ReWalk Robotics Ltd. in Israel.
Lisa M. Wilson
In-Site Communications, Inc.
Date: November 22, 2017