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MovAiD First Symposium

The first MovAiD Symposium took place on the occasion of the ISPO World Congress in Cape Town, South Africa on 9 May 2017. The Symposium attracted a good number of delegates from European and  non-European countries with interest in assistive technology products for  people with disabilities. The MovaiD Symposium titled Future of orthotics service provision? […]

MovAiD Symposium

The first MovAiD Symposium will take place on the occasion of the  ISPO World Congress in Cape, SA on Tuesday 9th May, 2017. Title: MovaAID – Future of orthotics service provision? Speakers: Saeed Zahedi (Blatchford) Edward Lemaire (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute) Rajiv Hanspal (Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, ISPO President) Venue: Cape Town International Concention Center (2.64-2.66)

MovAiD Mid-term review Meeting

In April 2017, the MovAiD project had its mid-term review by the EC commission. The meeting took place at the ISPO Head Office in Brussels, Belgium on April 25, 217. During the meeting the EU Project Officer assessed the progress and quality of the work, carried out by the MovAiD Consortium against the Horizon 2020 Project […]

MovAiD Newsletter 2016 – December 2016

We are faced with several societal challenges due to demographic change, rising costs of social services and health care, a lack of qualified personnel in certain industrial sectors and the risk of workplace-related injuries… read more

MovAiD Work Packages Updates – December 2016

WP1 Novel concepts for Movement Assistive Device (MAD) WP1 focuses on identifying target groups, understanding their activities and translating user requirement results into a MAD reference design. These devices can reduce costs associated with treating movement disabilities and preventing their consequences. Project partner Alstom began by analysing ergonomic risks associated with workers in manufacturing scenarios, […]

MovAiD joins Exoskeleton Technology Day

KMWE Precisie represented MovAiD at the Exoskeleton Technology Day in Amsterdam on 28 November, 2016. A Robo-Mate meeting gathering 50 participants involved in state-of-the-art EU projects, it was an opportunity to see selected exoskeleton prototypes first-hand. Learn more here.

Webcast on Exoskeletons by AnyBody Technology, MovAiD Partner

Watch this recent webcast about Modeling Human-Exoskeleton. The webcast was organized by Anybody Technology and and has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement NO. 680754 Movaid.

Exploitation booster event – brokerage and pitching event

MovAid and other European Research Projects will meet in Amsterdam, NL on 28 November, 2016 to discuss their results, create synergies and generate new ideas for further developments in the use of results.The event is organised by Robo-Mate dissemination and exploitation lead accelopment AG and facilitated by Common Exploitation Booster, a support service for facilitating […]

MovAiD General Assembly 2016

Barcelona was the location for the MovAiD General Assembly, from 24 to 25 October, 2016. Hosted by Alstom, participants saw the impressive manufacturing facilities where trains and trams are built and tested. Discussions centred around the work package updates, from user requirements, the integration platform, modelling and simulation to additive manufacturing machines. Participants also focused […]

Innovation Grant 2016

Congratulations to Hessel Maalderink from TNO  and his team who received the Innovation Grant at the PMI 2016 conference. This award is granted to the paper describing the most innovative application in the field.