New channels of dissemination

LLJ as a project community takes broader dissemination of what we do and why we do it seriously. We have had two very successful events for hip replacement patients. In October the project was represented by Prof. Morlock in a more radical science dissemination event “Blackmarket for Useful Knowledge and Non-Knowledge“. In a ‘speed dating type of set up’ people have an opportunity to meet experts and discuss a topic for 30 min. An expert and a knowledge seeker discuss, observed by an observer to see what is imparted. The concept of Blackmarket for Useful Knowledge and Non-Knowledge. The art of the assembly is explained in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5Q65QFx22M.

Professor Michael Morlock was billed as head of the Hamburg Institute of Biomechanics, a professor at the Technical University, Hamburg, and former president of the German Society for Biomechanics. As a mathematician and sports scientist, he tries to develop endoprostheses that last a lifetime – and even beyond. He will discuss societal challenges of medical technologies by showing prostheses that outlived their owners (such as artificial heart valves and hip joints). In other words Life long joints!

The event as a whole attract around 500 participants.

LLJ moving into its final phase reaches consensus on exploitation scenarios

LLJ held a technical discussion meeting at ETH Zürich 1-2 November focussing on reviewing the coating development and test results. Since commencement of the project the market for hard-on-hard implants has collapsed to be replaced largely by hard on polyethylene … Continue reading

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LLJ meets Patients in Zurich

About 80 people packed into the auditorium at the Schulthess Klinik in Zurich, Switzerland, on 22 September 2016 to hear about the future of artificial joints. Among them were hip-replacement patients who had agreed to have their muscle strength measured … Continue reading

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Professor Anne Neville awarded

Many congratulations to our LifeLongJoints Partner, Professor Anne Neville, from the University of Leeds, who has been awarded the Leverhulme Medal for “revealing diverse physical and chemical processes at interacting interfaces, emphasising significant synergy between tribology and corrosion”. She was … Continue reading

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Hands-on musculoskeletal modeling and integration with FEA, Lyon (France), July 10th 2016

LLJ partner AnyBody Technology welcomes you to a 4-hour hands-on workshop. Your multi-scale models of bones, ligaments, cartilage etc., could be more realistic by using musculoskeletal models to compute the in-vivo muscle and joint contact forces. By the end of … Continue reading

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