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12 03, 2015

Parkinson disease stooped posture treatment & training tool now available online

By | 2017-08-29T10:30:24+00:00 March 12th, 2015|Medical|Comments Off on Parkinson disease stooped posture treatment & training tool now available online

Parkinson disease stooped posture treatment & training tool now available online

We hereby annouche the launch of www.upright-posture.com a new website dedicated for information & sales of our UPRIGHT device.

12 03, 2015

Clinical trails for Edocal early cancer detection system starting

By | 2017-08-29T10:30:24+00:00 March 12th, 2015|Medical|Comments Off on Clinical trails for Edocal early cancer detection system starting

Clinical trail started for Edocal early cancer detection system for mouth and throat cancer

The Edocal early cancer detection system for mouth and throat cancer are ready and are shipped to our clinical partners were more then 200 patients are waiting for the clinical tests.

Edocal early cancer detection system

The Problem: Early Detection Of Oral Cancer

Reports from the US state that Oral Cancer is the most expensive to treat. Most oral cancers require costly and disfiguring medical intervention, and even then the five-year survival rate is only 57%. There are 124.000 new cases diagnosed each year. This gives an additional cost to the medical health care system of €6.944B per year.
Historically the death rate associated with this cancer is particularly high not because it is hard to discover or diagnose, but due to the cancer being routinely discovered late in its development. Today, there is […]

10 03, 2015

Living Lab Activ8 is van start! (in Dutch)

By | 2017-08-29T10:30:24+00:00 March 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Living Lab Activ8 is van start! (in Dutch)

Living Lab Activ8 is van start!

De missie van het project Living Lab Activ8 is bewegingsarmoede bij senioren te voorkomen door middel van de inzet van de Activ8 activity tracker. Met behulp van de Activ8 worden senioren gestimuleerd meer te bewegen waardoor bepaalde aandoeningen gerelateerd aan sedentair gedrag voorkomen kunnen worden.

 

De Activ8 staat centraal in dit Living Lab. Deze sensor meet de hoeveelheid activiteit en herkent bewegingspatronen (liggen, zitten, staan, wandelen, lopen en fietsen). Tevens kan de sensor een nauwkeurige vertaling maken van het dagelijkse energieverbruik. Een webomgeving maakt het mogelijk naar wens coaching op afstand te verrichten via het internet, of self-coaching door het stellen van korte en lange termijn doelen. Beweegcoaches kunnen via de webomgeving op maat adviesgeven en dus gericht aan de slag met het bestrijden van inactiviteit. Dit totaalconcept van de Activ8 biedt in potentie een aanpak om bewegingsarmoede te bestrijden.

 

Het unieke van de Activ8 monitor is […]

10 03, 2015

Senior Step – fall prevention research for healthy ageing publication

By | 2017-08-29T10:30:24+00:00 March 10th, 2015|Medical|Comments Off on Senior Step – fall prevention research for healthy ageing publication

Kim Bongers PhD at the department of geriatric medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands is in the last phases of her research about the predictive value of gait speed and maximum step length for falling in community-dwelling older persons. This is part of  a bigger theme: fall prevention research for healthy ageing. 2M Engineering supported her research with the development and production of a solution to fully automatic monitor once a week walking speed in peoples homes. Although the results were different from what we had hoped for, it was still a showcase of how 2M Engineering can support research activities with quick prototyping, product development and followup in the field.

Abstract

Background: falling is a major health problem.
Objective: to investigate the predictive value for falls of the maximum step length and gait speed.
Design: a prospective cohort study.
Setting: geriatric outpatient clinic.
Subjects: three hundred and fifty-two community-dwelling older persons screened by their general practitioner.
Methods: maximum […]

9 03, 2015

Thombospin LTA point of care device project granted by OP-Zuid

By | 2017-08-29T10:30:24+00:00 March 9th, 2015|Medical|Comments Off on Thombospin LTA point of care device project granted by OP-Zuid

Thrombospin LTA point of care device is an innovation project for automated and fully integrated platelet centrifuging, separation and function testing using the LTA technique in one point of care device.  This project has been granted funding by OPZuid.

Read more about the Thrombospin project…

Partners: 2M Engineering, FOCE, Maastricht University, Keytec

8 01, 2015

In the newspaper: laser instead of needle for diabetics (in Dutch)

By | 2017-08-29T10:30:24+00:00 January 8th, 2015|Medical|Comments Off on In the newspaper: laser instead of needle for diabetics (in Dutch)

The full article:

Eindhovens Dagblad – Valkenswaard – Good news for diabetics that do not like to prick themselves to determine their bloodglucose levels. 2M Engineering works on a development of an instrument for diabetics to measure their blood glucose values with a laserpen instead of a needle. 2M Engineering received a 50k EURO grant from the European Commission, to do a feasability study. Totally 2m needs 12 million to do the full development and initial market introduction. Plan is to introduce this product in the first half of 2018 depending on available investments.
Read full article…

3 06, 2014

2M Engineering participates in Neurocontrol

By | 2017-08-29T10:30:25+00:00 June 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2M Engineering participates in Neurocontrol

Why Neurocontrol?

With the ageing of the society, the incidence of neurological diseases like stroke, Parkinson and Complex Regional Pain syndrome will increase. The socio-economic impact of stroke is very high. Estimated annual costs of stroke in the Netherlands are 1.200 M Euro. For people over 65 years it is the second in ranking after dementia. Parkinson’s disease is also an age-related disorder affecting 120-180 in 100,000 individuals. Syndromes associated with chronification of pain account for about 30% of sick leave of employees, costing several billions of Euros. The incidence is expected to have increased by 45% in 2025.

Mission Neurocontrol?

Currently, therapeutic options for stroke, Parkinson’s disease and neuropathic pain syndromes are sparse, not evidence-based but based on general concepts. This results in unnecessary long-lasting disability and loss of autonomy. This is in sharp contrast to one of the most important insights of the last decades that the human brain is highly […]

22 05, 2014

Sensing photo-frame developed by 2M to prevent falling at home

By | 2017-08-29T10:30:25+00:00 May 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sensing photo-frame developed by 2M to prevent falling at home

The Senior Step study uses a sensing photo-frame developed by 2M to prevent falling at home. Senior Step is part of the national program for elderly care in the Netherlands done by Radbout Academic Hospital Nijmegen. Aim of this program is to improve care for elderly with complex care needs.

With the Senior Step sensing photo frame elderly have a simple self test to measure their own mobility and stability. Next they can improve their health by doing focused exercise. This can help to prevent fall incidents and a more active independent life. This has been proven by the first preliminary results of the Senior Step Study.

Most important results so far:

  • Validated self-test for measurement of mobility and risk of falling
  • Simple self test by hidden high-tech sensor technology in photo-frame
  • Timely intervention when changes in mobility of elderly are observed.

Read more (in Dutch)

Senior Step project Nationaal Programma Ouderenzorg – ‘Vallen hóórt niet bij […]

21 02, 2014

REDBiRD ventures supporting starting enterpreneurs

By | 2017-08-29T10:30:25+00:00 February 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on REDBiRD ventures supporting starting enterpreneurs

We have opened our innovation center and business incubator for starting high-tech companies. This initiative is focused on young high-tech starters. We help young talent to sharpen their business ideas, set-up their company and can offer help to realize these ideas. Next to that we offer services like legal, hr, patent, financial, prototyping and product industrialization. We welcome young people with ideas and aspiring to become an entrepreneur to come by to see how we can help each other.

Next to that we also offer housing to work out ideas in the innovation center and for already started companies in our business incubator.

More information (in Dutch): www.redbirdventures.nl

 

16 12, 2013

Innovation Campus Valkenswaard (in Dutch)

By | 2013-12-16T08:57:47+00:00 December 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Innovation Campus Valkenswaard (in Dutch)

Echtpaar start innovatiecampus op industrieterrein De Schaapsloop. Er is daar plek voor twintig bedrijven.

VALKENSWAARD – Valkenswaard krijgt binnen drie maanden een innovatiecampus. Deze campus op industrieterrein De Schaapsloop in Valkenswaard moet een broedplaats worden voor startende ondernemers die innovatieve producten ontwikkelen. De bedoeling is dat de eerste ondernemers op de campus begin komend jaar aan de slag gaan. Binnen enkele jaren moeten er maximaal twintig bedrijven op de campus gehuisvest zijn. Initiatiefnemer
van de campus en de gelijknamige stichting is het echtpaar Gillian en Winslow Mimnagh. Zij zijn de eigenaren van
2M Engineering uit Veldhoven. De startende ondernemers op de campus kunnen gebruikmaken van elkaars kennis, van de samenwerking met het onderwijs en van de kennis van ontwikkelaars van 2M Engineering. Dat bedrijf (zestien medewerkers) huist sinds vrijdag in hetzelfde pand als de innovatiecampus. Ondernemers kunnen ook producten die
al door 2M Engineering zijn ontwikkeld in de markt gaan zetten (zie inzetjes). Ondernemers op de campus aan de John F. Kennedylaan kunnen bij het opzetten van hun bedrijf gratis gebruikmaken van de diensten van accountants,
consultants en juristen. Deze worden ondergebracht in de Stichting Innovatiecampus Valkenswaard. Daar gaan vijf mensen werken. De […]