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Excellence in Creating a Smarter World International Innovation Award.

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • University of Portsmouth
Pioneering research from the University of Portsmouth that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to open up a new world of possibilities for children with disabilities 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.
Awarded date19 Nov 2020
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsThe Institution of Engineering and Technology
Awarded at eventInternational Innovation Awards
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