News Article
13 September 2016
Dr James Cantley wins EIT Health Headstart/Proof-of-Concept Award September 2016

Dr James Cantley, a graduate of the Oxford Short Programme 2015-16, pitched his GaitThaw project at the EIT Health Headstart/Proof-of-Concept Awards in Dublin on 5 September 2016.

Dr Cantley was one of  22 finalists in the competition, competing against other creative thinkers whose healthcare innovations may soon allow us to enjoy longer, more productive lives. He and his team were awarded a grant of €50 000 to help them turn their brilliant idea into a commercially viable business.

GaitThaw is a wearable device that delivers localized cues to prevent “gait freeze” a common feature of Parkinson’s disease that reduces quality of life by impairing the ability to walk spontaneously and continuously.

Please see the following link for further details of the EIT Health Headstart/Proof-of-Concept Awards:

http://eithealth.eu/seven-projects-win-grants-22-finalists-make-pitches-dublin/

 

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News Article
13 September 2016
Dr James Cantley wins EIT Health Headstart/Proof-of-Concept Award September 2016

Dr James Cantley, a graduate of the Oxford Short Programme 2015-16, pitched his GaitThaw project at the EIT Health Headstart/Proof-of-Concept Awards in Dublin on 5 September 2016.

Dr Cantley was one of  22 finalists in the competition, competing against other creative thinkers whose healthcare innovations may soon allow us to enjoy longer, more productive lives. He and his team were awarded a grant of €50 000 to help them turn their brilliant idea into a commercially viable business.

GaitThaw is a wearable device that delivers localized cues to prevent “gait freeze” a common feature of Parkinson’s disease that reduces quality of life by impairing the ability to walk spontaneously and continuously.

Please see the following link for further details of the EIT Health Headstart/Proof-of-Concept Awards:

http://eithealth.eu/seven-projects-win-grants-22-finalists-make-pitches-dublin/