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IntelliWheels receives grant

August 13, 2014HME News Staff

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — IntelliWheels has secured a $1.5 million grant to further its development of ultra-lightweight, multi-geared wheels for manual wheelchairs. “By using simple gearing we can create a more dynamic method of mobility, providing wheelchair users greater ability to interact in their environment,” said Marissa Siero, co-founder of IntelliWheels, in the release. The grant was awarded by the National Institutes of Health, National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research...


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From the gearhead department, an easier push

December 14, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Only a mechanical engineering student would see people using wheelchairs on a large university campus and think to himself: Why don't those wheelchairs have gears?“I'm kind of a gearhead, so my first thought was, 'Why not take advantage of mechanics to make it easier to get around,'” said Scott Daigle, founder and CEO of Champaign, Ill.-based IntelliWheels. “I spent some late nights with a lot of Ramen noodles and coffee, and I came up with a design that I thought...

Easy Push, IntelliWheels, MedServ Equipment Corp., Scott Daigle

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