Fifty employees at Scewo work on producing this nimble e-wheelchair, which is called BRO. They’re the brains behind everything – from the software to construction.
“It was important for us to protect our invention from day one”
The Swiss start-up Scewo has invented a wheelchair that can climb steps. The innovative product is manufactured entirely on Scewo’s premises in Technopark, Winterthur. In a video interview with the IPI, the founder Thomas Gemperle explains how it all began and what role patents and design protection played in the company’s journey to success.
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