A collaboration between the University of Southampton, Nottingham Trent University and 10 commercial partners. It is concerned with the research and development of new assembly methods that add electronic functionality to textiles.
The project brings together a multidisciplinary team with expertise in functional materials, direct printing fabrication, control algorithms, wireless electronics, sensors, and end user engagement to address stroke rehabilitation.
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