Life-changing ‘second-skin’ body suit wins €10,000 grant

Winner of Adecco's Most Brilliant Young Idea 2016, Íñigo Ibarrondo, with the suit he has designed

A YOUNG man from Marbella who has designed a protective suit that could change not only his own life, but the lives of thousands of other sufferers of an incurable, rare and terrible genetic condition, has been awarded a €10,000 grant to invest in his project.

Iñigo Ibarrondo, who was born with the painful condition Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), also known as Butterfly Skin, has designed a body suit which he says will not only protect the wearer but also allows greater freedom of movement for people with the condition.

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