Gurnites will recall the recent BBC documentary that detailed Andrew Slorance's continuing efforts to take his revolutionary wheelchair design into mass production. According to the Iomairt na Gàidhealtachd 's nan Eilean (HIE) website.
"As all eyes are on London 2012 Paralympic Games, a revolutionary wheelchair, which uses Formula 1 technology, has secured £350,000 investment from Highland Venture Capital and the Scottish Investment Bank.
Andrew Slorance, designer of the Carbon Black wheelchair and founder of I Imagine Ltd, the company behind the technology, has spent four years realising his vision of a wheelchair revolution. Carbon Black uses F1 technology to create a cutting edge design that provides a significantly improved user experience with a stylish minimal design."