Potential Seating Matters & Imperial College London collaboration to enhance therapeutic seating
An exciting collaboration between Seating Matters and Imperial College London is aiming to further seating technology to benefit patients, caregivers and the healthcare system.
The Northern Ireland-based seating manufacturer and the internationally acclaimed university are working on new designs for clinical, therapeutic seating to achieve clinical benefits, announced Seating Matters.
Founded by occupational therapist Martina Tierney and her husband James, an engineer, to solve the seating challenges of her patients, Seating Matters ships its clinical seating solutions worldwide, helping to prevent injury, increase comfort and reduce the cost of care.
Commenting on the upcoming collaboration, Martina said: “I’m excited to further our clinical research with such a fine institution. The early indications are that this project has significant potential to improve the lives of the patients using clinical, therapeutic seating.”
According to healthcare seating supplier, the two organisations are close to finalising the appropriate agreements to move the project forward, with evaluation and commercialisation plans having been outlined.
“After completed evaluation work, Seating Matters and Imperial will be mutually supportive of finding a suitable commercialisation strategy,” said Dr Masouros, Senior Lecturer in Trauma Biomechanics in the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial and the Lead Investigator.
One of the world’s leading universities in science, medicine, engineering and business, Imperial College London was found in 1907 and boasts a prestigious past, pioneering world-changing technology including penicillin, holography and fibre optics.
With academic ties to more than 150 countries, Imperial’s blend of academic excellence and its real-world application feeds into its exceptional learning and research environment.https://thiis.co.uk/potential-seating-matters-imperial-college-london-collaboration-to-enhance-therapeutic-seating/https://i1.wp.com/thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Seating-Matters-Chair-Featured.jpg?fit=900%2C600&ssl=1https://i1.wp.com/thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Seating-Matters-Chair-Featured.jpg?resize=150%2C150&ssl=1NewsroomSupplier NewsTrade Newsacademic,Caregivers,collaboration,healthcare system,Imperial College London,Northern ireland,Patient,project,research,Seating Matters,universityAn exciting collaboration between Seating Matters and Imperial College London is aiming to further seating technology to benefit patients, caregivers and the healthcare system.The Northern Ireland-based seating manufacturer and the internationally acclaimed university are working on new designs for clinical, therapeutic seating to achieve clinical benefits, announced Seating Matters.Founded...Calvin BarnettCalvin Barnettcalvin@thiis.co.ukAdministratorTHIIS Magazine