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“The Bladder Control System gave my life back to me”Amanda Boxtel
“My bladder does not dominate my life anymore”.
Jo Wright
“I can’t remember when I last had a UTI” Lesley
"The number of infections that I have had since implanting this device can be counted on the fingers of one hand" Martin


EU Framework 5- TUBA Project

 TUBA project

TUBA - The Project

TUBA, derived from Transceiver and inertial Unit for Biomedical Application, was a European Union Framework Package 5 (FP5) project involving 6 partners, from across 3 EU countries.  The project, under Finetech Medical's management, ran for 3 years and combined experts from a wide range of disciplines.  Click here for TUBA - Key Facts.

TUBA - Finetech Medical's Outcomes

The core outcomes for Finetech Medical were:

  • a selection of innovations based upon the existing drop foot system that can be revisited in future revisions of the hardware. 
  • furthered experience of managing multi-partner projects.

TUBA - Dissemination (Papers, Reports, Presentations)

Dissemination from the TUBA project was extensive.  A selection of dissemination is presented below:

  • Chevalerias O, O’Reilly S, Alderman J, Inductive Powering for Biomedical Applications
    Proc. 9th Annual Conference of the International FES Society, September 2004 – Bournemouth, UK.

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Finetech Medical exhibits at the INS 12th World Congress, Montreal Canada by Jack Spensley
International Knowledge Exchange of SDAF-SARS Conference by Newsroom

Finetech Medical attends an International Knowledge Exchange conference on SDAF-SARS in China

Sir Phillip Craven MBE talks to Finetech Medical about his life and his experiences with the Bladder Control System by Newsroom

Sir Philip Craven- current President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)Sir Philip Craven talks about his Bladder Control System “Without the Finetech-Brindley system I would have had to work from home and Presidents should not do that.”

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