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  • Intuitive Natural Prosthesis UTilization (INPUT)

    Prosthetic users are frustrated with the technology available on the market today. The main objective of INPUT is to translate clinically relevant research results on advanced upper limb prosthetic control made in the past from the laboratory to an everyday usable solution for end-users straight after donning of the prosthesis, under the motto “don and play”. Project INPUT will […]

  • C.M.C. Health

    Automated distribution system for medication Scientific research on 600 hospital admissions in five internal departments led to the observation that 60% of the medication prescriptions contained one or more medication errors. In 2% of these errors this led to damage to the patient. After further investigation, it became apparent that medication errors are being made […]

  • Pride & Prejudice

    Pride & Prejudice is a research programme funded by the 4TU federation in the High Tech for a Sustainable Future vision, theme Health & Vitality See info below via this link (the Pride and Prejudice website is under construction): https://www.utwente.nl/en/techmed/research/programmes/ehealth/news/!/2018/4/241714/funding-for-new-4tu-health-program-tackling-chronic-disease-prevention-through-real-life-monitoring-and-context-aware-intervention-design

  • A new leg-prosthesis to improve the lateral balance of amputees

    The gait of amputees is different from that of normal healthy individuals. The combination of adding a passive aid and a lack of active control over this aid leads to certain restrictions. One of those is the inability to move the pressure point underneath the foot during walking with a prosthesis (Hof e.a., 2007). This […]

  • SPRINT @work

    Demographic ageing in the Western world means that the average age of the working population is increasing. This has major consequences for the labour process. Growing older is linked to physical and cognitive changes which can influence the performance of tasks. It’s no coincidence that the European Union has designated demographic change as one of […]

  • Orthosis for treatment of Osteoarthritis of the knee

    There is no cure for osteoarthritis for the knee yet. Articular cartilage has a poor self regenerating capacity. Even a prolonged period of non-weight bearing does not help. The ultimate treatment option is total knee prosthesis surgery, which is a radical procedure with risks of complications. Total knee prostheses have a limited life span and […]