Excellence in Creating a Smarter World International Innovation Award.

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Pioneering research from the University of Portsmouth is using AI, scanning sensors developed by Langner and new intelligent sensors from TGA / Gems Sensors to open up a new world of possibilities for children with disabilities. The work has won an E&T International Innovation Award. The Awards celebrate people, projects and organisations revolutionising the world through excellence in engineering and technology. The University won the Excellence in Creating a Smarter World award. The University of Portsmouth collaborated with the Chailey Heritage Foundation to develop intelligent real-time digital systems to enhance the use of powered wheelchairs. These will enable children with high levels of disability to drive their own wheelchairs. Some for the very first time.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsInstitution of Engineering and Technology

Awarded at event

Event titleInternational Innovation Awards
LocationLondon, United KingdomShow on map
Period19 Nov 2020 → 19 Nov 2020