Project title: “Wheelstair – an innovative device allowing people in manual wheelchairs to independently overcome stairs and other architectural barriers”

Project objective: Creation of a new, internationally innovative Wheelstair device. This device will significantly reduce limitations on the freedom of movement in a wheelchair resulting from commonly occurring architectural barriers. Thanks to the use of Wheelstair device it will be possible to increase the participation of disabled people in social life, equal opportunities on the labour market, increase mobility and independence in life.

Planned effects: Creation of a ready-to-produce, certified medical device which, in combination with a standard wheelchair, will enable driving up typical stairs.

  • Amount of funding: 3,571,753.16 PLN
  • Project value: 5 497 254,29 PLN
  • Completion date: 01.05.2019 – 31.10.2021
  • Contract no: POIR.01.01.01-00-0913/18-00