Luis Gardezabal, co-founder of Egokituz, retires after 38 years of work in the UPV/EHU


10 January 2020 · ·

Luis Gradezabal

Luis Gardeazabal is one of the pioneers of digital accessibility in Spain. In the Egokituz laboratory (which he directed in his first stage) he has developed hardware and software for innovative communication systems for people with disabilities. Likewise, it has developed, through mobile robotics techniques, intelligent wheelchairs. He has directed projects such as Lamia, Intxisu, Jal I and Jal II, CAAP, etc., in which he has collaborated with institutions of great relevance in the field of disability support, such as CEAPAT / IMSERSO, ASPACE, GUREAK, ELKARTU, and has been funded by the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa, the Basque Government and the Ministry of Social Affairs / IMSERSO.Luis Gardeazabal is the author of numerous publications in prestigious international magazines, books and conferences.