Alex Witty holding mobile and a trainer

Walk this way: creating renewable energy from footsteps

We’ve all been there. You’re on a train, lost trying to navigate, or FaceTiming a friend and… your phone dies.

What do you do if you have no way of charging it? Alex Witty, a University of Brighton alum has the answer: The Piezo Project. The Piezo Project is a renewable energy technology that when integrated into footwear, harnesses the power generated by your footsteps to provide charge for your mobile device while you’re on the move.

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