Innovation for Independence

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Ideas

We want YOU to capture OUR imagination with YOUR innovation! You can also check out the Wishlist page and see if your idea relates to people's needs. 

As your ideas are submitted, they will be published here.

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Open Access To The Countryside

A mobile app which will act as a guide, record, social network, safety net and more besides for anyone with restricted mobility to access the countryside fully and safely. This would include maps from national park authorities and others of their accessible trails, use

by a.raby | 1

Step-free train access

We are spending millions on making access to railway stations step-free. But we fail at the last hurdle: the step from the platform to the train. Loose ramps are used at staffed stations but they are cumbersome and time-consuming.

by LesF | 2

Take me home (GPS walking stick)

A walking stick for alzimers and memory loss

by Merlin | 7

Dementiability

Since the decline of my father-in-law with dementia, i have seen him struggle with the simplest of tasks, and he often gets lost.For him to have a mobile phone with one button, if he presses the button it will ring the house phone or a programmed number, or if he answe

by Walter Raes | 0

Dementiability

Since the decline of my father-in-law with dementia, i have seen him struggle with the simplest of tasks, and he often gets lost.For him to have a mobile phone with one button, if he presses the button it will ring the house phone or a programmed number, or if he answe

by Walter Raes | 0

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