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Project start "Parkinson Vibrating Socks”

At the Department of Neuromotor Behavior and Exercise, the project "Parkinson Vibrating Socks" will start in July 2023 ( running until June 2027). In close collaboration between partners from science, industry and clinical practice, a vibrotactile cueing system for individualized improvement of freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease will be developed over the next four years. The Department of Neuromotor Behavior and Exercise will take the lead of the consortium and is responsible for the scientific evaluation of the cueing system in everyday like virtual environments. The total budget of the project is 4.246.012€. It is financed by the European Union and the InterregVI program Germany-Nederland. More information about the project and funding can be found here