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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 6 - Healthy Aims Project

Healthy Aims Project 

Healthy Aims - The Project

Healthy Aims was a European Union Framework Package 6 project (FP6) involving 26 partners, including 6 SMEs, from across 9 EU countries.  €16M of the €26M project fund was secured from the IST Microsystem programme.  The project ran for 4.5 years and combined experts from a wide range of disciplines.  Click here for Healthy Aims - Key Facts

Healthy Aims - Finetech Medical's Outcomes

The core outcomes for Finetech Medical were:

  • conception, development, ethical approval and completion of initial clinical trials of the STIMuGRIP ® system.  Read more about the STIMuGRIP ® development.
  • development and support of SPIDER, a novel implantable electrode array, trialled in Poland, for pelvic neuromodulation to control bladder and bowel functions.
  • furthered experience of managing all project partners ethical approval applications and clinical trials.

Healthy Aims - Dissemination (Papers, Reports, Presentations)

Dissemination from the Healthy Aims project was extensive.  A selection of dissemination is presented below by category:


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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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