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The startups we support harness technology to benefit people with disability, directly or indirectly, which include disability, health, and aging innovations.

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Abil.io

Australia
2016
Square icon with rounded corners featuring the word "Accelerator" and the year "2016" in white text on a purple background.
Accelerator 2016

A journey planning platform built for people with an invisible disability wanting to use public transport.

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AbilityMade

Australia
2016
Square icon with rounded corners featuring the word "Accelerator" and the year "2016" in white text on a purple background.
Accelerator 2016

We are a mission-driven organization working to give children with disabilities access to the orthoses they need to live their best life.

Accessercise Startup Logo: Logo consisting of a purple stopwatch with a letter 'A' on it, signifying accelerated or quick action, with a light swoosh around it indicating motion.

Accessercise

United Kingdom
2022
Recreation and Inclusive Play
Logo with purple background featuring the text "Accelerator 2022" in white font.
Accelerator 2022

The first complete fitness app created specifically for people with impairments.

Logo of "aubot" featuring a lowercase black text, with a stylized 'o' represented by an abstract robot head with two dots and a line, resembling a face.

Aubot

Australia
2017
App icon with the words "Accelerator 2017" in white on a purple background.
Accelerator 2017

Aubot builds robots that help people with disability in their everyday lives.

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Aurie

United States
2023
Early Intervention and Adult Disability Support
Purple icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Accelerator 2023" in white.
Accelerator 2023
App icon with a dark blue background and the word "Scaler" above the numbers "2024" in white font.
Scaler 2024

Aurie is building a reusable no-touch catheter system to help intermittent catheter users avoid urinary tract infections.

Logo of Autism Swim featuring the letters "A S" above a stylized blue wave, with the words "AUTISM SWIM" below in gray font.

Autism Swim

Australia
2018
App icon with a dark purple background featuring the word "Accelerator" in white text above the number "2018".
Accelerator 2018

A certification, learning and support platform to help prevent drownings for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder / cognitive deficit.

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Big Karma

United States
2024
App icon with a purple background displaying the text "Accelerator 2024" in white.
Accelerator 2024

Big Karma produces video games and digital entertainment starring action heroes and champions who leverage their disability to win: Phenoms -- Be Impossible.

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Biomotum

United States
2022
Self-Directed and Affordable Mobility
Logo with purple background featuring the text "Accelerator 2022" in white font.
Accelerator 2022

Design smart wearable robots to empower mobility and discovery in children with Cerebral Palsy.

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Bookbot

Australia
2019
"Logo with the text 'Accelerator 2019' on a purple background with slightly rounded corners."
Accelerator 2019

Bookbot empowers those with learning disabilities to become confident, independent learners through a reading assistant app.

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CPToys

Australia
2020
Early Intervention and Adult Disability Support
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Accelerator 2020

CPToys is a tool that combines science and innovative technology to support therapists and parents of children with cerebral palsy to implement therapy in a way proven to be effective.

Cephable Startup Logo: Stylized logo with a red and blue wave-like design enclosed in a circle.

Cephable

United States
2023
Enabling Education and Employment
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Accelerator 2023

Cephable levels the playing field for people with disabilities by giving them new ways to control their technology that works for them.

Cure Bionics Startup Logo: A teal-colored, abstract, symmetrical logo with four interconnected loops on a black background.

Cure Bionics

Tunisia
2021
Affordable Assistive Technologies
Square icon with rounded edges featuring the text "Accelerator 2021" in white on a purple background.
Accelerator 2021

Immersive and gamified therapeutic solutions for people with disabilities

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Enabler Interactive

Australia
2017
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Accelerator 2017

3D simulation training and assessment for the disability and aged care workforce.

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Encap Neuroscience

Australia
2018
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Accelerator 2018

New technology in brain stimulation and neuroplasticity to reduce the severity of Cerebral Palsy.

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Equal Reality

Australia
2017
App icon with the words "Accelerator 2017" in white on a purple background.
Accelerator 2017

We use virtual reality training and immersive learning to drive empathy, awareness and inclusion in your organization.

Focus Bear Startup Logo: Stylized cartoon bear face with a friendly smile wearing a bow tie.

Focus Bear

Australia
2023
Enabling Education and Employment
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Accelerator 2023
Pink square icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Launcher 2022" in white font centered on a black background.
Launcher 2022

Focus Bear is a routine building and anti-distraction app for neurodiverse individuals.

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Gecko Traxx

Australia
2020
Square icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Accelerator 2020" on a purple background.
Accelerator 2020

Our mission is to enable everyone regardless of their ability to access the great outdoors. Our first product as you can see is a portable and affordable way for manual wheelchair users to access the beach and off-road terrains.

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Hearoes

Australia
2017
App icon with the words "Accelerator 2017" in white on a purple background.
Accelerator 2017

An interactive auditory training and hearing assessment platform for hearing impaired recipients.

Homeable Startup Logo: A stylized blue letter M with geometric shapes and shadow effect on a white background.

Homeable

Australia
2022
Smarter Homes and Communities
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Accelerator 2022
A logo with rounded corners featuring the text "Design-athon 2021" in white lettering on a blue background.
Design-athon 2021

Creates personalised and inclusive smart home solutions to increase independence in the home.

Hominid X Startup Logo: Logo consisting of stylized blue letters that read "Hominid X" along with two abstract shapes resembling an arrow and a cancel symbol above the text.

Hominid X

United States
2023
Recreation and Inclusive Play
Purple icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Accelerator 2023" in white.
Accelerator 2023

Hominid X develops transformative assistive grasping devices to help individuals with hand disabilities to gain greater functional independence.

Indii Startup Logo: Logo with the stylized text "indii" in dark blue on a light background.

Indii

United Kingdom
2023
Smarter Homes and Communities
Purple icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Accelerator 2023" in white.
Accelerator 2023
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Launcher 2022
Logo featuring the text "Design-athon 2022" on a blue rounded square background.
Design-athon 2022

Indii is enabling independence for disabled and older people by unlocking the potential of the smart home.

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Kindship

Australia
2018
App icon with a dark purple background featuring the word "Accelerator" in white text above the number "2018".
Accelerator 2018

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.

"Leantime" wordmark logo in blue with a stylized clock icon incorporated into the letter 'm'.

Leantime

United States
2024
App icon with a purple background displaying the text "Accelerator 2024" in white.
Accelerator 2024

Leantime is a people-first project management system using AI and behavioral science to help non-project managers and those with ADHD, Dyslexia and Autism better manage their work. For the sake of length, there's also this one: Leantime is a people-first project management system using AI and behavioral science to help non-project managers and neurodiverse thinkers better manage their work.

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Like Family

Australia
2017
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Accelerator 2017

An accessible online platform connecting people with disabilities (or ill, injured or frail) with local ‘Heroes’ offering companionship and non-medical home care.

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Loop+

Australia
2018
App icon with a dark purple background featuring the word "Accelerator" in white text above the number "2018".
Accelerator 2018

An activity tracker for wheelchair users that assesses risk and monitors prescribed care plans in everyday life.

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Lusio Rehab

Australia
2017
App icon with the words "Accelerator 2017" in white on a purple background.
Accelerator 2017

Gamified rehabilitation for people with disability or injured, using wearable technology.

MEMORehab Startup Logo: Logo of MEMORehab, featuring a stylized brain on the left and a circuit board on the right within a circle.

MEMORehab

Australia
2023
Early Intervention and Adult Disability Support
Purple icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Accelerator 2023" in white.
Accelerator 2023

MEMORehab is an online platform on a mission to build better memory habits.

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Making Space

United States
2024
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Accelerator 2024

Making Space is a talent acquisition and learning platform for companies to train, access and retain Disabled talent.

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Maslow

Australia
2020
Square icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Accelerator 2020" on a purple background.
Accelerator 2020

Maslow is an accessible care and rehab assistant for people with paralysis. Maslow makes it easy to manage home care and rehab routines, communicate with therapists, and improve health from where it matters most - at home.

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MediStays

Australia
2021
Square icon with rounded edges featuring the text "Accelerator 2021" in white on a purple background.
Accelerator 2021

Accommodation when you need it most

Nuroflux Startup Logo: Logo of Nuroflux with stylized lowercase letters on a white background.

Nuroflux

Australia
2022
Early Intervention and Adult Disability Support
Logo with purple background featuring the text "Accelerator 2022" in white font.
Accelerator 2022

The world’s first wearable to non-invasively monitor brain activity and blood flow alongside other vital activity relevant to stroke and stroke rehabilitation.

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Participant Assistive Products

United States
2022
Logo with purple background featuring the text "Accelerator 2022" in white font.
Accelerator 2022

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.

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Polyspine

Australia
2019
"Logo with the text 'Accelerator 2019' on a purple background with slightly rounded corners."
Accelerator 2019

A customised, modular torso and head support system that enables people with physical disability to participate in various recreational and rehabilitation activities.

Possibility Neurotechnologies Startup Logo: Gradient pink to purple asterisk-like symbol with six rounded arms on a white background.

Possibility Neurotechnologies

Canada
2023
Recreation and Inclusive Play
Purple icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Accelerator 2023" in white.
Accelerator 2023

Possibility Neurotechnologies is dedicated to integrating brain-computer interface (BCI) technology into everyday life, enabling those with significant physical disabilities to interact and communicate using the power of their minds.

Recovery VR Startup Logo: Geometric illustration of a lion's head in profile, with a fragmented design and a virtual reality headset over the eyes.

RecoveryVR

Australia
2022
Early Intervention and Adult Disability Support
Logo with purple background featuring the text "Accelerator 2022" in white font.
Accelerator 2022

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.

ResusRight Startup Logo: A blue circle with a white line graph in the form of a simplified heartbeat or pulse reading at the center.

ResusRight

Australia
2020
Early Intervention and Adult Disability Support
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Accelerator 2020

We’re developing technology to help the millions of babies that die or are disabled each year due to inadequate resuscitation.

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Sameview

Australia
2019
"Logo with the text 'Accelerator 2019' on a purple background with slightly rounded corners."
Accelerator 2019

A trusted online platform for easier, and better disability care coordination.

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Sound Scouts

Australia
2016
Square icon with rounded corners featuring the word "Accelerator" and the year "2016" in white text on a purple background.
Accelerator 2016

A game designed to detect hearing loss in children, especially around the time they start school.

Speckles Startup Logo: A stylized lowercase letter 'e' with a segment resembling an eye with lashes on the upper part, creating a playful character.

Speckles

Australia
2021
Early Intervention and Adult Disability Support
Square icon with rounded edges featuring the text "Accelerator 2021" in white on a purple background.
Accelerator 2021

Supporting kids to see a brighter future

SpineX Startup Logo: A stylized graphic with the word "Spine" where the 'i' is represented by a vertical column of spine vertebrae illustrations, and a red slash through the letter 'e' at the end.

SpineX Inc.

United States
2023
Self-Directed and Affordable Mobility
Purple icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Accelerator 2023" in white.
Accelerator 2023

SpineX Inc. is a clinical-stage bioelectric MedTech company, committed to delivering spinal cord neuromodulation technologies to improve the lives of people with neurological conditions.

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Spokle

Australia
2019
"Logo with the text 'Accelerator 2019' on a purple background with slightly rounded corners."
Accelerator 2019

A speech therapy app in your pocket that provides practical, family-centred communication strategies to support children with communication disorders.

Springrose Startup Logo: The word "Springrose" written in elegant, black script font on a white background.

Springrose

United States
2023
Early Intervention and Adult Disability Support
Purple icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Accelerator 2023" in white.
Accelerator 2023

Springrose designs adaptive intimate apparel that improves quality of life for women with limited mobility.

The Care Co Startup Logo: Logo featuring a cheerful anthropomorphic blueberry with a smiling face, arms, and legs, against a black background.

The Care Co

Australia
2023
Enabling Education and Employment
Purple icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Accelerator 2023" in white.
Accelerator 2023
Pink square icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Launcher 2022" in white font centered on a black background.
Launcher 2022

The Care Co teaches kids aged 5-12 mental health habits in the classroom and beyond.

The Shapes United Startup Logo: Logo consisting of the text "the shapes united." in black font on a white background, with a trademark symbol after "united".

The Shapes United

Australia
2021
Early Intervention and Adult Disability Support
Square icon with rounded edges featuring the text "Accelerator 2021" in white on a purple background.
Accelerator 2021

Wearable and Co- design for everybody

Logo consisting of a stylized cross-like figure in pink and orange tones with rounded edges, overlaid on a dark purple background.

Umps Health

Australia
2018
Smarter Homes and Communities
App icon with a dark purple background featuring the word "Accelerator" in white text above the number "2018".
Accelerator 2018
App icon with a dark blue background and the word "Scaler" above the numbers "2024" in white font.
Scaler 2024

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.

Virtetic Startuo Logo: Logo of VIRTECTIC in black text with a stylized blue "V" and a teal accent above the "I".

Virtetic

Australia
2023
Early Intervention and Adult Disability Support
Purple icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Accelerator 2023" in white.
Accelerator 2023
Pink square icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Launcher 2022" in white font centered on a black background.
Launcher 2022

Virtetic is empowering the prosthetics community through virtual reality.

A simple green geometric shape resembling a stylized letter 'D' with a circular cutout in the center on a white background.

WayHome

Australia
2018
App icon with a dark purple background featuring the word "Accelerator" in white text above the number "2018".
Accelerator 2018

Tenant Matching Service for accessible, inclusive and assistive homes.

Logo featuring a navy blue handprint with a sound wave design on the palm, accompanied by the text "We Hear You" in bold lettering and a registered trademark symbol.

We Hear You, Inc.

St. Louis
2024
App icon with a purple background displaying the text "Accelerator 2024" in white.
Accelerator 2024

We Hear You creates assistive technology to benefit everyone, literally opening doors and turning them into gateways instead of obstacles, focusing on making the world more equitable for people with disabilities and exceptionalities.

WearWorks Startup Logo: Abstract black symbol resembling a stylized representation of the Roman numeral two on a white background.

WearWorks

United States
2022
Smarter Homes and Communities
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Accelerator 2022

Is a haptics design company that designs products and experiences that deliver information through touch.

Logo of WheelPad with stylized "WP" inside a circular gear-like icon above the text "WheelPad".

WheelPad L3C

United States
2024
App icon with a purple background displaying the text "Accelerator 2024" in white.
Accelerator 2024

Designs and manufactures wheelchair-accessible modular home additions to quickly make existing homes accessible for those with mobility challenges.

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Wheeleasy

Australia
2017
App icon with the words "Accelerator 2017" in white on a purple background.
Accelerator 2017

An Access Information Website for wheelchair users & their family and friends.

XR Navigation Startup Logo: A stylized logo consisting of a compass-like arrowhead with the letters "XR" inside a circle in the center, above the word "NAVIGATION" in capital letters.

XR Navigation

United States
2023
Early Intervention and Adult Disability Support
Purple icon with rounded corners featuring the text "Accelerator 2023" in white.
Accelerator 2023

XR Navigation is making Audiom: The world’s most inclusive visual, auditory, and tactile digital only map viewer.

The image displays a symmetrical abstract design with a combination of orange and gray shapes resembling a butterfly.

Xceptional

Australia
2018
App icon with a dark purple background featuring the word "Accelerator" in white text above the number "2018".
Accelerator 2018

A technology services firm that recognises the unique strengths of people on the autism spectrum.

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