A Look At Development


Permobil has long been considered the leader within the Complex Rehab Technology segment of the powered wheelchair business.This is a position that Permobil has every intention of keeping.

The Global Research and Development (R&D) team is focused on delivering future business opportunities and breakthrough technologies. It is their responsibility to develop high value-added functionalities that differentiate Permobil from its competitors, while maintaining our best-in-class quality.

R&D is the major source of how we meet user needs, and at the heart and soul of Permobil's success. Permobil listens to its customers to gain understanding of their needs and, in turn, our engineers constantly explore new ideas to address those needs.

The special nature of complex rehab technology is something that takes a long time to understand, and it demands constant work to keep our knowledge bank updated. Our accumulated knowledge and experience has been gathered into one dedicated Research & Development team, which is located in four cities: Lyon, France; Aalter, Belgium; Nashville, U.S.A.; and Timrå, Sweden.

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