Little social enterprises grow

Posted on Sep 30, 2015 in About us

MILAN – 342 proposals coming from 29 different countries. The Social Innovation Tournament – European Investment Bank’s initiative (EIB) – is now in its third edition. Its goal? To reward the best European entrepreneurs and their projects of social, ethical and environmental impact. With the support of the Cariplo Foundation, the tournament of social innovation in 2015 has now its winners. Read the full article: Corriere della Sera 27 September...

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MarioWay is the Highly Commended Project of the 2nd European Award for Social Entrepreneurship and Disability

Posted on Sep 30, 2015 in About us

The Project “Marioway” by the Italian social entrepreneur Mario Vigentini, was recognised for being highly commended by the Jury of the 2nd European Award for Social Entrepreneurship and  Disability organized by Fundacion ONCE. This initiative is based on a traditional wheelchair that includes advances in terms of technology, ergonomics and design, with the aim of improving the quality of life of people with paraplegia. Read the full article:...

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Comunicato Stampa 28 ottobre 2014

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 in About us

Comunicato Stampa 28 ottobre 2014 8pm Il giorno 2 ottobre 2014, alla conclusione della propria partecipazione al Maker Faire 2014, MarioWay SrL ha rilasciato un’intervista a una televisione (The Blog TV) all’esterno del Parco della Musica di Roma. Apprendiamo oggi che tale intervista e’ stata pubblicata senza nostra autorizzazione sul sito di una primaria compagnia di telefonia mobile italiana (http://bit.ly/1sdtYe4), la quale ha apposto il proprio logo...

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You know, I knew Marco” – # funkygrant!

Posted on Jul 11, 2014 in About us

I knew him, you know? From the Blog of Paola Sucato, in memory of Marco Zamperini and the award named after him, the FunkyPrize, won this year by MarioWay. “The days run, but it does not take much to plunge into emotions. An expired domain. MY expired domain, the one that you regularly renew, Marco. But I did not read your mail for a while, and I did not realize the email alert. I do everything I did not want to do and then I call friends and the customer service...

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MarioWay wins the FunkyGrant of Working Capital

Posted on Jul 11, 2014 in About us

Awarded the project for the development of a wheelchair for disabled people with a totally innovative concept, which allows users to move in a semi-upright position (hands-free). The “FunkyGrant” of € 25 000, dedicated byWorking Capital to the memory of Marco Zamperini, recently announced, was assigned to the MarioWay project. The project consists of the development of a wheelchair for people with paraplegia with a totally innovative concept, which enables...

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Marioway, “wheelchair 2.0″ which travels on two wheels

Posted on May 26, 2014 in About us

Derived from an existing gyroscope two-wheel base, it went through the hands of custom Harley designers. It has an adjustable seat (controlled by a smartphone) and speeds up to 20 km/h. It has a reminiscence of the first cars of the late nineteenth century. It is called Marioway and, under a Steampunk body from the Victorian age, it hides the best of US’s electrical technology. In practice, it is a Segway, the American two-wheeler, with an adjustable seat. (Corriere...

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