The INTERREG VA France (Channel) England programme funds high quality cooperation projects in the Channel border region between France and England, in line with the Europe 2020 strategy.
The ADAPT project will tackle mobility problems faced by elderly and disabled people by developing a smart Electronic Powered Wheelchair. The smart wheelchair will include driving assistance technologies such as obstacle avoidance, route selection and autonomous driving. The provision of smart wheelchairs will provide autonomy for users and improve social inclusion.
Cornwall Mobility's involvement is around design considerations from a user perspective; clinical trials; training for health professionals; and technology transfer to industry.