UAB Students invent a wheelchair that helps children with disabilities get moving

For more than 15 years, and with the assistance of a National Science Foundation grant, engineering and business seniors have partnered with various community agencies including United Cerebral Palsy, Children’s of Alabama and others, to create biomedical devices to aid people with disabilities. Engineering students work with their client to identify an engineering need. Business students develop a market analysis and business model then create a prototype.



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