Balance performance of humans

Balance Augmentation in Locomotion, through Anticipative, Natural and Cooperative control of Exoskeletons.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No. 601003, for the period 2013-01-01 to 2017-07-31

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Consortium

The project consortium is made up of 8 partners:


Tecnalia Research & Innovation (Spain)

Tecnalia Research & Innovation
(Spain)

Responsible person / PI:
Dr. Jan Veneman

Collaborators:
Dr. Pierre Barralon
Dr. Je Hyung Jung
Haritz Zabaleta M.Sc.
Julius Klein, PhD
Joseph McIntyre, PhD

Main role in the project:
Project Coordinator
Balance Monitoring in functional walking.

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Technische Universität Darmstadt

Technische Universität Darmstadt
(Germany)

Responsible person / PI:
Prof. Dr. Andre Seyfarth

Collaborators:
Dr. Christian Rode
Dario Tokur
Guoping Zhao
Dr. Maziar Sharbafi

Main role in the project:
Postural balance mechanisms in human gait.

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University of Twente

University of Twente
(Netherlands)

Responsible person / PI:
Prof. Dr. Herman van der Kooij

Collaborators:
Dr. Edwin van Asseldonk
Ir. Mark Vlutters

Main role in the project:
Postural balance mechanisms in human gait.

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CEA list

CEA list
(France)

Responsible person / PI:
Dr. Catherine Bidard

Main role in the project:
System implementation, integration and evaluation.

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Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich

Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
(Switzerland)

Responsible person / PI:
Prof. Dr. Jonas Büchli

Collaborators:
Dr. Thiago Boaventura

Main role in the project:
Robust and flexible interaction control.

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Imperial College London

Imperial College London
(United Kingdom)

Responsible person / PI:
Prof. Dr. Etienne Burdet

Collaborators:
Dr. Ildar Farkhatdinov
Dr. Andrew Pennycott
Dr. Moritz Maus

Main role in the project:
Robust and flexible interaction control.

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Xsens: 3D motion tracking

Xsens: 3D motion tracking
(Netherlands)

Responsible person / PI:
Dr. Colleen Monaghan
Dr. Henk Luinge

Collaborators:
Dr. Matteo Guiberti

Main role in the project:
Balance monitoring in functional walking.

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Xsens: 3D motion tracking

University Rehabilitation Institute
(Republic of Slovenia)

Responsible person / PI:
Prof. dr. Zlatko Matjacic

Collaborators:
Dr. Andrej Olensek
Dr. Matjaz Zadravec

Main role in the project:
Postural balance mechanisms in pathological gait.

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Consortium

Tecnalia Research & Innovation (Spain) Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany) University of Twente (Netherlands) CEA list (France) Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (Switzerland) Imperial College London (United Kingdom) Xsens: 3D motion tracking (Netherlands) University Rehabilitation Institute (Republic of Slovenia)