eXprt: Exoskeleton and Wearables Enhanced Prevention and Treatment

eXprt develops a robotic exoskeleton to assist individuals with impaired hand function. Furthermore, using neuroimaging methods, eXprt will examine the neuroplastic adaptations that come with the use of the exoskeleton. Additionally, via wearable technologies, eXprt will use state-of-the-art machine learning methods to analyse everyday behavior in larger cohorts to learn about how to best improve prevention, outcome, and secure independency in daily life.

Motivation

The Innovation Network eXprt brings together a multidisciplinary team to create a synergy of engineering, neuroscience, and clinical neurology to develop wearable technologies. The project provides tools to sensitively identify sensorimotor and cognitive impairments in everyday life. Through the power of neuroengineering, the results of eXprt will efficiently compensate for lost motor function and, therefore, prevent deterioration and improve the quality of life of individuals in need.

Innovation Networks

Project title: eXprt - Exoskeleton and Wearables Enhanced Prevention and Treatment
Project period: May 2022 - April 2026
Project website: https://web.tum.de/en/inw/our-innovation-networks/exprt/

Nine chairs at TUM and seven associated researchers work together in this Innovation Network.  The International Graduate School of Science and Engineering (IGSSE) follows the Innovation Networks throughout their project lifetime of 4 years. 

For more information about TUM Innovation Networks, see https://web.tum.de/en/inw/home/

Research focus at ITR

ITR contributes its experience in modelling of abnormal movements using wearable snsors and control based on learned models.

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TUM team members

Selected publications

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