Innovation for Independence

News & Blogs

Updates about the prize process and blogs from Nesta, judges, partners and friends.

If you would like to post a blog here, please email inclusive@nesta.org.uk.

Finalist Updates #4: Evolvable walking aid - One Small Step Ahead

The final pre-prototype of the evolvable walking aid was put together back in December and it’s been all about the testing since then…

Added: 16/03/2016 - 12:53pm | Read more...

Finalist Updates #4: Bionic Hands - A robotic hand you can build within an hour

Recently we have released a detailed guide, instructions, diagrams, tutorials, and the code for our working robotic hands. This means any maker, researcher, or engineer can go to our website, download our robotic hand, and print their own at home for free.

Added: 16/03/2016 - 12:52pm | Read more...

Finalist Updates #4: How Do I? - Create, present, improve, repeat

‘This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.’ Winston Churchill

Added: 16/03/2016 - 12:50pm | Read more...

Finalist Updates #4: Active Hands - Progress through very busy times.

For many companies January and the time after the Christmas rush is the quietest period of the whole year.  Not for Active Hands.  January was very busy.

Added: 16/03/2016 - 12:49pm | Read more...

Finalist Updates #4: AzuleJoe - Lessons from the past year

This has been a slightly odd post to write - along with our fellow finalists, we’re hoping that our relationship with the Inclusive Technology Prize will continue for another year, but it’s also worth looking at how far we’ve come in that time.

Added: 16/03/2016 - 12:41pm | Read more...

Finalist Updates #4: Hearing Loop Listener - New Year, New Loop Listener

It’s been a while since the last time we updated you on our Loop Listener. Not only have we had a prototype made, we actually got five prototypes in a rainbow of colours!

Added: 16/03/2016 - 12:40pm | Read more...

Finalist Updates #4: Supportspace - supportspace® Officially Joins the Care City NHS Test Bed

Last time I told you about all the exciting things happening to supportspace® and our team as we execute our go-to-market plan. I’m therefore delighted to be able to report that we have started 2016 much as we left off the old year.

Added: 16/03/2016 - 12:31pm | Read more...

Finalist Updates #4: HandyClix - The final attachment!

The development of Handyclix, a one handed wheelchair lap belt, is coming to fruition and will be launched at NAIDEX in April 2016 at a sale price of £35.

Our journey has been an exciting one with some difficult challenges along the way.

Added: 16/03/2016 - 12:29pm | Read more...

Finalist Updates #4: PlanHub - How Inclusive Tech Prize has broaden our horizons

Well…this is it…the end of the Inclusive Tech Prize.

Added: 16/03/2016 - 12:27pm | Read more...

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