National Star’s HandyClix shortlisted for technology prize
National Star’s HandyClix, a one-handed wheelchair lap belt design, has reached the semi-finals of the NESTA Inclusive Technology Prize awards. The idea, tendered by Mary Burton, a Locum Physiotherapist who works at the college, has been shortlisted as one of 25 innovative designs from companies across the UK. We will now create a more detailed plan for the design in order to reach the next shortlist stage of the final 10 and receive £10,000 to build a HandyClix prototype. The overall winner of the competition will be announced in March 2016 and will win £50,000 to take the product to commercial market.