Our Mission

To change the lives of those around us

Nonspec is committed to designing, developing, and delivering, a low cost and durable prosthetic for developing nations.

Our prosthetic device is based on a novel design which significantly reduce the manufacturing cost, enabling mass production. Our skeleton is designed with interchangeable “off the shelf” components that can be assembled into a prosthetic that is the size our patient needs.  The ability for the device to grow increases its usable life from 6-8 months to up to 4 years in pediatric cases, further decreasing the burden on families.

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The problem




The Problem


Every year, several hundred thousand amputations are reported due to injury, infection, and disease. In developed nations, the cost of a prosthetic is borne primarily by insurance and government organizations and can easily cost over fifty thousand dollars.


In developing nations this kind of expenditure is not an option. Amputation is always a difficult experience, but when it occurs in the life of a child, the loss of a limb can change both the physical and emotional development of the patient – with repercussions that last a lifetime.


54 Million amputees worldwide

Most are in the developing world

Many have access to a clinic

Few patients have access to a specialist



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A Dynamic Leg

Without the Cost

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A Prosthetic Hand

For Everyone

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At this time, the University of Massachusetts at Lowell has started a campaign called Hawk Hatch to foster new designs and products coming from the student body. Nonspec was selected to be one of the flagships for this program, and have been given the option to accept tax deductible donations through the university.

As a result of this program we have been able to continue our work over the last few years at a much more rapid pace. To date the funding has been used to help us in purchasing tooling, stock, and machine time for our newest prototypes. Getting our latest round of prototypes to specialists all over the world, thanks to the help of people like you!

If you would like to support us as we move forward, please click the donate button!





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Who We Are

Our awesome team



Perez de Alderete





Vice President/Co-Founder








Visiting R&D Engineer



Contact Us

Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or comments you may have about our work! We are always excited to receive feedback and support!