European Grant for SensiStepGeplaatst in Pers op dinsdag 13 oktober 2015
The UMC Utrecht and Evalan BV have secured European funding for the COMFORT project within the Eurostars Program. During the three-year COMFORT (COMplex Fracture Orthopeadic Rehabilitation) project a rehabilitation program for patients with hip fractures will be developed by the Department of Surgery at the UMC Utrecht, Evalan BV and two Swedish institutions, that helps patients to rehabilitate faster using innovative technologies. The force sensor SensiStep, developed jointly by the UMC Utrecht and Evalan, plays a central role in the project. The clinical studies in this large project will be executed by Marco Raaben, Clinical Technologist, and coordinated by dr Taco Blokhuis, trauma surgeon at the Department of Surgery.