Remarkable looks for startups who are focused on using technology to unleash human potential and create life changing solutions for people with disability. We are working to address core activities such as wellbeing, independence and inclusion or drive innovation in the disability sector.
The Remarkable Accelerator has been a successful launch pad for startups who have secured further funding, significantly grown their customer base and launched new products.
We’re thrilled to launch the second season of our Founder Stories Series. This series was brought to life with the help of Clothesline Content and showcases our 2022 startup founders and the story behind their startups. More stories coming soon.
A journey planning platform built for people with an invisible disability wanting to use public transport.
3D printed custom-made Ankle Foot Orthoses.
The first complete fitness app created specifically for people with impairments.
Aubot builds robots that help people with disability in their everyday lives.
A certification, learning and support platform to help prevent drownings for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder / cognitive deficit.
Design smart wearable robots to empower mobility and discovery in children with Cerebral Palsy.
Bookbot empowers those with learning disabilities to become confident, independent learners through a reading assistant app.
Sexual pleasure is a human right but many disabled people cannot self pleasure due to hand limitations. Bump’n believes everyone should be able to ‘get off’ and is creating the first line of sex toys that don’t require the use of your hands.
CPToys provides individualised therapy advice to therapists and families of children with cerebral palsy by matching toys to a child’s age and specific therapy goals.
Cure Bionics creates 3D-printed and customizable bionics prosthetic arms that enhance the human body with multi-grip functionality and empowering aesthetics for below elbow amputee adults and children aged 8 and above with the aim to make it more accessible and cool-to-wear.
Mobile games and simulations to train and educate support workers for the disability sector.
Diversity and Inclusion Training in Virtual Reality.
A portable and affordable wheelchair accessory that enables people to get off-road and explore the great outdoors.
An interactive auditory training and hearing assessment platform for hearing impaired recipients.
Are on a mission to increase the independence of those living with a disability through smart home technology.
Humane helps people with disability and their carers manage their funding efficiently by saving time and enabling them to make better care decisions.
Kindship is a global peer support network that lets parents caring for children with disability connect with, learn from, and support other parents just like them.
An accessible online platform connecting people with disabilities (or ill, injured or frail) with locals offering companionship and non-medical home care.
An activity tracker for wheelchair users that assesses risk and monitors prescribed care plans in everyday life.
Gamified rehabilitation for people with disability or injured, using wearable technology.
A voice enabled life assistant for young people living with paralysis. Maslow enables users to independently manage their care and rehab routines, communicate with health specialists and access best practice health education where it matters most – at home.
MediStays is the leading Australian website assisting patients, carers and health care professionals to book hospital, NDIS accommodation and other accessible accommodation.
Neurodiversity Media creates accessible information resources to empower the neurodivergent population to fulfil their potential through the dignity of work.
The world’s first wearable to non-invasively monitor brain activity and blood flow alongside other vital activity relevant to stroke and stroke rehabilitation.
Is democratizing high-quality assistive products and putting them within reach of unserved people, starting with the 70 million people who need but do not have a wheelchair or the mobility, health, inclusion, and dignity that an appropriate wheelchair can provide.
A customised, modular torso and head support system that enables people with physical disability to participate in various recreational and rehabilitation activities.
Provides a fun and engaging, medication-free, virtual reality application that motivates more adherence to rehab activities in the home or clinic while also providing measurement data, adherence tracking and unlimited healthcare access using a custom-built telehealth portal.
Working to prevent the death and disability of newborn babies who require resuscitation after birth through the development of an inexpensive resuscitation monitor.
A trusted online platform for easier, and better disability care coordination.
A game designed to detect hearing loss in children, especially around the time they start school.
Speckles are experts in the field of children’s vision with fun and innovative products, including adjustable glasses for kids and eye patches kids want to wear, whilst providing education and support throughout your child’s vision journey.
Spix App is a tool for gamers with impaired speech to support social connection and rich interaction in-game.
A speech therapy app in your pocket that provides practical, family-centred communication strategies to support children with communication disorders.
The Shapes United is an inclusive and adaptive everyday clothing range, designed for all abilities to enable everyone the opportunity to feel their best selves.
TheraPlay.TV is a virtual program that builds the capacity of young people of all abilities as they play and interact with Yogacise, Ballet Fusion, Play Warrior, Pop n Lock’n, Cheer Club & TheraChill.
Umps Health empowers people to live independently at home. Our non-intrusive technology identifies declines in health, and raises an alert before an incident occurs.
Australia’s first audio tourism platform, using storytelling to revolutionise travel for blind and low vision tourists.
Tenant Matching Service for accessible, inclusive and assistive homes.
Is a haptics design company that designs products and experiences that deliver information through touch.
An Access Information Website for wheelchair users & their family and friends.
Xceptional specialises in neurodivergent talent and creating accessible, inclusive workplaces.
Remarkable accelerates startups at the intersection of disability, ageing and health.
One in five Australians are living with a disability – and the increased popularity of the global assistive technology market continues to rise with an estimated worth of US$31.5 billion by 2027.
Crunchbase news reported that VC investment in startups building assistive technologies and treatments for disabilities grew by 133 percent between 2012 and 2017 and the number of VC deals grew by 87 percent.
The World Health Organisation also mentions the global need for access to low cost assistive technologies. Currently only around 10% of the 1 billion people who need assistive technologies have access to them. The number of people who require assistive technologies is set to grow to 2 billion people by the year 2030.
Currently with the convergence of increasing tech innovation, consumer power of people with disability and supply of conscious capital, now is the time to support innovation that harnesses emergent technologies for inclusion of people with disability.
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