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Home of Assistive Technology Innovations

The AT Innovation Portal connects the world of Assistive Technology Innovations through mapping, community development and knowledge dissemination. 

This website captures commercial and grassroots disability innovations. It offers insights and guidance to help start-ups in the dynamic assistive technology sector.


It's for researchers, designers, innovators, and dreamers.


We believe in the power of collective intelligence and invite anyone to contribute ideas, challenges, and solutions, contributing to a free and open global pool of knowledge.

Introducing Attvaran

Attvaran is an AT startup accelerator is a collaborative initiative by the UCL, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Global Disability Innovation Hub and Indian Institute of Technology Madras. 

Attvaran’s mission is to empower early-stage innovators and entrepreneurs working on developing affordable assistive technologies for people with disabilities and the elderly in India and other parts of the world. It aims to augment start-up growth by bringing all actors of the AT ecosystem, including customers, experts with the lived experience of disability, business mentors, advisors, technical experts, and investors, to start-ups to address technical, social, market and business challenges.

The first iteration of a six-month acceleration program, beginning in July 2024, offers an intense journey that will transform you and your business. Founders of newly formed AT start-ups are encouraged to apply to learn the essential aspects of entrepreneurial success, such as need validation, product design to ensure product-market fit, iterative prototyping and testing, understanding your consumers, customer acquisition strategies, business model development, go-to-market strategy, and leadership.


Explore the Home of Assistive Technology Innovations!

Discover Innovations

Hundreds of AT startups are listed in this geographical map. Simply search for your area of interest.

Share Problems

Connect with innovators and persons with disabilities worldwide to solve real-world problems together.

Learn Disability Innovation

Learn from world-leading experts and explore each free online module at your own pace. 

Humans are not disabled. A person can never be broken. Our built environment, our technologies, are broken and disabled. We the people need not accept our limitations, but can transcend disability through technological innovation.

- Hugh Herr
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