Institut Guttmann

Neurorehabilitation hospital

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Bioengineering and Robotics applied to functional improvement

Head of program: Dr. Eloy Opisso

Researchers: Dr. Jesús Benito, Dr. Montse Bernabeu, Dr. Josep Medina, Dr. Narda Murillo, Ms. Anna de Pobes, Dr. Margarita Vallès

Vision

Contribute to generate knowledge in neurorehabilitation that impacts on hospital clinical practice. Promote technological innovation as a tool to improve clinical practice and/or quality of life of people with disabilities.

Program Goals

  1. Introduce new technologies in the field of neurorehabilitation and thuscontribute to improve the functional capacity of patients with neurological problems.
  2. Promote technological innovation to improve the efficiency of rehabilitation procedures, generate objective information on each procedure and investigate new supporting products to improve the quality of life of patients.

Ongoing projects

  1. Viability study. Mowoot

    Project typology: Contract services Contract for the Provision of Services
     Funding Entity: USMIMA
     Principal investigator: Dr. Margarita Vallès
     Execution: 2014-2017
  2. Thematic Research Networks in Neurotechnologies for Assistance and Rehabilitation - NEUROTEC

    Project typology: Networks
    Funding Entity: Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness(es)
    Principal investigator:  Dr. Joan Vidal
    Execution: 2017
  3. Assesment of robotic therapy with exoskeletons in gait rehabilitation for incomplete spinal cord injury  (FIS 2016 National Paraplegics Hospital of  Toledo, SALGO III)

    Participation of Institut Guttmann without funding
     Project Typology: National competitive
    Funding Entity: Instituto de Salud Carlos III
     Principal investigator: Dr. Joan Vidal
     Execution: 2017
  4. Activities of Daily Augmented Living Toolkit - ADALT

    Project Typology: Own
    Funding Entity :  Eurecat / FIG
    Principal investigator: Dr. Eloy Opisso
     Execution: 2017
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