Company NewsFebruary 8, 2022

How frugal innovation can be a catalyst for inclusion for people with disabilities

The 3DEXPERIENCE Lab’s #IFWE series explores using frugal innovation to change the lives of individuals with motor disabilities.

“We really think no one should be defined by the wheelchair they’re moving on,” says Maxime Giraux, managing director and partner at Gyrolift, “And we try to get rid of the mobility stigma linked to wheelchairs.”

The big idea behind Gyrolift is to create a mobility solution inspired by Segways and a stabilized modular seating system that allows the user to stand straight up and maneuver intuitively and securely. Their solution designed to enable full mobility with a smaller, lighter, more nimble device compared to most powered wheelchairs.

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