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WALKAGAIN

Closed-loop gait empowerment to restore free walking capacity for people with spinal cord injury

Today, over 480,000 Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) people in the EU and US are bound to a wheelchair, with around 24,000 new incidents annually. Our aim is to restore free walking capacity for those people, by providing closed-loop Space-Time specific Epidural Electrical Stimulation (ST-EES). In the project, we develop and validate gait detection tailored to SCI patients with largely impaired motor control, to optimise their gait and balance via epidural electrical stimulation.
Acronym: 
WALKAGAIN
Project ID: 
11 834
Ranking: 
20
Cut-off: 
8
Start date: 
01-04-2018
Project Duration: 
30months
Project costs: 
2 038 500.00€
Technological Area: 
Neurology, Brain Research
Market Area: 
Drug delivery and other equipment (including kidney dialysis machines)