Innovate UK

ORI hosts Innovate UK funded workshop with hospital and industry partners

As part of an Innovate UK grant with Buckingham Healthcare, ORI was delighted to host and facilitate a workshop on the 1st December 2021 to evaluate a range of prototypes for a new wheelchair to toilet transfer system. Occupational therapists from University Hospitals Dorset, Dorset Council, Salisbury Hospital, and Portsmouth City Council were joined by engineers… Read more »

Buckingham Healthcare Glideboard Transfer Board available on the market

ORI have been working in partnership with Buckingham Healthcare Ltd to design an innovative transfer board to increase the independence of wheelchair users. Transfer boards are used to form a temporary bridge between two surfaces, enabling people with restricted mobility to slide safely from one position to another, e.g. from a wheelchair to a toilet…. Read more »