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Photo of Pooja Viswanathan beside the joystick of a wheelchair

My Braze(n) Journey inventing Smart Wheelchairs: Welcome to IATSL.

By Pooja Viswanathan | 8 February 2021

It was the summer of 2006 and I had just joined the Intelligent Assistive Technology and Systems Lab (IATSL) at the University of Toronto run by Dr. Alex Mihailidis. I still remember a lab meeting where Drs. Geoff Fernie and Rosalie Wang were introducing one of their projects, an anti-collision wheelchair. As a lab that…

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Meet the Finalists of CABHI’s MC² Market Readiness Program

By Braze Mobility | 12 January 2021

In August 2020, the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) launched a Call for Innovations for its Mentorship, Capital and Continuation (MC2) program, presented in partnership with National Bank. MC2 Market Readiness sought early-stage companies creating solutions for aging adults in the healthtech space. The program addresses critical innovation gaps, not only by providing early-stage companies with…

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Our Top 5 Accessibility-Themed Holiday Gifts

Accessible Holiday Gifts for 2020!

By Braze Mobility | 8 December 2020

As the snow begins to fly, and holiday music is playing on every radio station, there is no avoiding that the holidays are here! We have made a holiday gift guide with the perfect gifts for your friends & family who use a wheelchair. Keep them safe and happy this holiday season with Braze Mobility’s…

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BMO Announces 10 Recipients of $100,000 Grant Program for Women-Owned Businesses

By Braze Mobility | 19 November 2020

To mark Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, BMO Financial Group today announced the ten recipients of its $100,000 grant program. As part of its longstanding commitment to helping the advancement of women, the new grant program celebrates Canadian women business owners’ innovation and resilience during the pandemic. To assist with the grant recipient selection process, BMO collaborated with key…

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