Mr. Cosmin Mihaiu MIRA Rehab, UK2 Talks
When Cosmin Mihaiu noticed that injured patients find physiotherapy difficult — and often take longer to recover because of it — he dedicated himself to making the process more engaging, or even fun. In 2011, while studying Software Engineering, he and his colleagues came up with MIRA, a software platform... read morethat lets patients play interactive, therapeutic games.
As MIRA Rehab’s CEO, Cosmin now focuses on building relationships with medical institutions, showing them how video-games can make recovery more effective for patients and therapist alike.
His company has received several awards, including Best Social Enterprise 2016 by the Global Startup Awards (https://startupawards.squarespace.com/test), and MIRA is being used in over 50 institutions worldwide.
In 2013, Cosmin was named one of the “30 under 30” by Forbes Romania and in 2015 he was invited in the TED Fellows Programme. His TED Talk (go.ted.com/bBRd) getting over 1.3 million views.