Born to Design: GRIT wheelchair improves mobility for the physically disabled

For the physically disabled, a functional wheelchair can be a lifeline to a more productive life. Realizing that poor road conditions were hindering the mobility of wheelchair-dependent people in developing nations, the designers at Global Research Innovation and Technology (GRIT) used SOLIDWORKS to develop a radically new lever-based design.

Watch the latest episode of Born to Design to meet members of the former MIT Mobility Lab who created a wheelchair that’s improving mobility and changing lives.


Categories: Born to Design
Tags: Born to Design, GRIT, leveraged freedom chair, wheel chair
Mike Fearon

Mike Fearon

Senior Manager Brand Offer Marketing, Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS. Video game world champion and whisky advocate. I like turtles.
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