Precisionfair

Precisionfair

On the 15th and 16th of November 2017 the 17th edition of the Precisiebeurs took place. Project MARCH was standing at this fair to present the newest prototype of the MARCH. As technical students we loved to have some tech-talks with our visitors, since this congress was all about technology

Hi-Technology Day Ministry VWS

Hi-Technology Day Ministry VWS

In week 46 the first edition of the e-Health week was visiting the ministry of Public Health, Welfare and Sports. Tuesday the 14th of October a Hi-technology day was held. This day was all about Hi-technology in healthcare and the introduction of managers and policymakers to them. Project MARCH gave a short symposium here about our project and our contribution to the promising exoskeleton technology. 

Congress 'Verder in Beweging'

Congress 'Verder in Beweging'

On November 10th, Project MARCH attended the congress "Verder in Beweging". This congres was organized by our partner De Sint-Maartens Kliniek. At this congres the focus was on future healthcare with regard to posture and movement. Here, we shared our vision on the future of the promising exoskeleton technology with all our stand visitors. 

Dutch Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine

Dutch Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine

On 9 and 10 November 2017 the Netherlands Society of Rehabilitation Medicine (NSRM/ VRA) organized the Dutch Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (DCRM) in Maastricht, The Netherlands. The theme of this highly interactive and interdisciplinary conference was ‘Moving ahead towards participation’. Project MARCH attended this event to give you more inside information about our Project. 

Carreerday Movement Sciences

Carreerday Movement Sciences

The 8th of November, Project MARCH attended the Carreerday of the faculty of Movement Sciences of the VU. Our team organized several workshops, with an emphasis on solving intense, interactive and in-depth cases.

Alumni Day Leeghwater

Alumni Day Leeghwater

On saturday the 28th of October the Alumni Day of the student Association Leeghwater took place. Project MARCH provided an interactive programme for the attending former mechanical engineering students of the TU Delft (subscribing is possible via the website). 

Open Days TU Delft

Open Days TU Delft

On Friday the 20th and Monday the 23th of October the Open Days of Delft University of Technology took place. Project MARCH attended these Open Days of the faculties of Industrial Design Engineering (IDE) and Electrical Engineer, Mathematics & Computer Science (EWI) to tell you more about our project. Please feel free to come by!  

Alumni Day Leeghwater

Alumni Day Leeghwater

On Saturday the 28th of October the Alumni Day of the student Association Leeghwater will take place. Project MARCH will provide an interactive programme for the attending former mechanical engineering students of the TU Delft. 

Science for Humanity

Science for Humanity

On Sunday the 15th of October Science for Humanity took place. Project MARCH II attended this event along with the MARCH II, our second exoskeleton. With help of two Tech-Talks Project MARCH showed the visitors what we do and what we achieved the past years.

Rehacare International

Rehacare International

On the 7th of October Ruben competed with other persons wearing an exoskeleton during a spin-off of the Cybathlon, held during the Rehacare fair in Düsseldorf. He took the 2nd place, which was an amazing accomplishment of both Ruben and the team! 

Alumni Lustrum Event

Alumni Lustrum Event

On the 9th of June, in honor of the 175th anniversary of the Delft University of Technology, the Technology for Life Symposium took place.

Secrets of Superhero Science

Secrets of Superhero Science

On the 7th of June we were part of the "Secrets of Superhero Science" congress during the International Festival of Technology.

Naturalis After Dark x TU Delft

Naturalis After Dark x TU Delft

On the 1st of June the Naturalis After Dark event took place on location for the first time, namely at the Delft University of Technology!

Wings for Life

Wings for Life

On the 7th of May we ran for those who can't during Wings for Life together with Ruben!

RoboBusiness Europe

RoboBusiness Europe

From the 19th until the 21th of April RoboBusiness Europe took place in the World Forum the Hague. This is one of the biggest international robotics fairs in the world. Project MARCH had a stand here too for all three days thanks to RoboValley and here we were able to introduce a lot of people to our exoskeleton. Even prince Constantijn visited our stand during this event! 

Together with BeursVision we also did an interview about Project MARCH, which can be watched below (starting at 6:45, the interview is in Dutch): 

 

DON-day

At the 8th of April we were present at the DON-dag, which is a day full of workshops and presentations organized by the national organization for paraplegics in the Netherlands together with rehabilitation center Adelante. Here we presented our exoskeleton to a lot of people who have a spinal cord injury themselves and they learned us to move around in a wheelchair in turn, which wasn't as easy as we expected... It was really interesting to meet a lot of people on whose life an exoskeleton can have a large impact. 

Professors in the Theater Arena

Professors in the Theater Arena

On the 28th of March we were present with some team members during 'Professors in the Theater Arena' at Theater de Veste. During this event three professors participate in a debate about a current theme in the field of science. This time, the theme was 'The bionic human, from protheses to upgrades'. Since we match this theme pretty well as Project MARCH, we were invited to be present with the MARCH I and to give a small presentation to the public ourselves. It was a very interesting evening, during which we gained some new knowledge ourselves.

This presentation was recorded and you can watch it here (starting after 44 minutes, in Dutch):

 

Design presentation

Design presentation

On the 24th of March our design presentation took place in the auditorium of the Delft University of Technology. Here we presented the new design of the MARCH II to the public for the first time.

 

TEDxSittardGeleen

TEDxSittardGeleen

On 27 January 2017 we were present during TEDxSittardGeleen. Donald, our team manager, gave a TEDTalk about Project MARCH and exoskeletons in general.