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EDC Program

MicroGrant Award video

Monday, 05 October 2015

Congratulations to one our MicroGrant competition winners from Glasgow, Le Li from Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China, who recently sent us this short video (3mins) to illustrate their project.

ISB-EDC Membership now available

Thursday, 01 January 2015

ISB-EDC membership is now available at a reduced fee. Please visit the Subscriptions & Renewals page for details.

ISB-EDC Presentation at Congress in Colombia

Saturday, 01 November 2014

Dr. José Acero invited Andrea Hemmerich, EDC Project Officer, to present a seminar about the ISB-EDC Program at the 2nd International Congress of Applied and Sports Biomechanics (ICB) in Medellín, Colombia. Andrea connected live via webcast and answered questions on how the ISB could support biomechanics research in Latin America. The Colombian Association of Biomechanics was formed at this meeting; we are anticipating future affiliation of this society with the ISB. Thanks to Dr. Felipe Carpes for support and to Dr. Acero for organizing as well as English-Spanish translation throughout this presentation.

EDC Congress Travel Grant

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

The Call for Applications for the EDC Congress Travel Grant in order to attend the XXV ISB Congress in Glasgow, Scotland, is now open. Please see the Application Instructions below for further details.

Workshop Report outlines key strategies to develop biomechanics in EDCs

Tuesday, 01 October 2013

ISB members discussed strategic initiatives on which the ISB should focus to better develop biomechanics programs in EDC regions during a morning session at the ISB2013 Congress. Outcomes from this professional workshop, in which participants from both EDC and non-EDC academic institutions were represented, are detailed in a report that can be downloaded by members here.

EDC Meet and Greet at ISB2013 Congress

Monday, 01 July 2013

An EDC Meet & Greet luncheon is being organized during the ISB2013 Congress in Natal, Brazil! This networking opportunity will allow you to learn more about our program and support collaborations promoting biomechanics worldwide. To find out more about the EDC Meet & Greet, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., EDC Project Officer.

Report of TATCOT Visit

Friday, 01 February 2013

A complete report of the recent ISB visit to the Tanzania Training Centre for Orthopaedic Technologists (TATCOT) is now available for download. Please also visit the TATCOT Project webpage for recent developments and more information.

Funding Opportunities for Researchers from Economically Developing Countries

Wednesday, 01 August 2012

For ISB members from Economically Developing Countries funding is possible from Grand Challenges Canada and the Schlumberger Foundation, which are dedicated to funding researchers from developing and emerging countries. Furthermore, proposal/application deadlines for these funding opportunities begin in early September 2012. Read more... 

Report from Tanzanian Training Center for Orthopaedic Technologists in Moshi, Tanzania

Monday, 11 December 2006

thumb_tatcot.jpg Greetings from hot, sunny Tanzania where we are next to Mount Kilimanjaro. We arrived here on Tuesday, November 21 and immediately got to work on setting up the ISB sponsored gait lab in the Tanzanian Training Center for Orthopaedic Technologists. Our primary job was to install two force platforms in the lab.

Donations & Support

Donations and support for these projects were received from the organizations listed below. ISB greatly appreciates this generous support.