2016 winner

Alex Papanikolaou with Sir Stelios

The winner of the 2016 Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs was Alex Papanikolaou

Alex’s business, Freedom One Life, has developed a next-generation power wheelchair, designed to offer a step change in reliability, performance and support in the power wheelchair market. 

‘I started this business three years ago with the vision of a better product and service to give people independence and add freedom to their lives.

‘Winning this award is huge recognition that what started as an idea is going to become a reality for thousands of people around the world.

‘I am very grateful to Stelios and Leonard Cheshire for this award and want to congratulate my four fellow winners.’