Former E-Team grantee wins Lemelson-MIT Illinois prize

A former E-Team student grantee has won the 2011 $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Illinois prize.

In 2010, NCIIA awarded Scott Daigle a $20,000 E-Team grant to develop a system that utilizes automatic gear shifting to reduce the efforts exerted by wheelchair operators. Scott’s company, IntelliWheels, Inc., has an entire suite of products to improve the everyday actions of wheelchair users.