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English Institute of Sport adopts MUJO

Having piloted the system during an Innovate UK co-funded project during 2015/16 the English Institute of Sport has invested in the MUJO upper limb devices to continue the support provided to elite level athletes on the British Gymnastics performance programme.

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Positive Results Reported from Clinical Study

A number of benefits of the MUJO system were recently identified in an Innovate UK funded study completed this year at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust.

Over a 9 month period the mixed methods study identified benefits including a reduction in the burden on physiotherapists, improved exercise compliance and higher levels of patient engagement and self-management.

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MUJO Patent Approved in the United States

MUJO patent application US2014057761 has been approved by the US Patent and Trademark Office and is expected to pass through to grant in early 2017.

The US is the world's largest healthcare market, estimated at $3 trillion a year, and was among the first to initiate a shift from a volume to value based reimbursement model as part of the Affordable Care Act introduced in 2010.

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CircleBedfordshire MSK Service Joins Innovate UK Study

The MUJO 'connected' MSK devices will be provided in Bedfordshire to assist the assessment and triage of patients being referred into the system. A second location is planned for delivering and monitoring prescribed exercises at a further community physiotherapy centre set to be opened in Spring 2016.

CircleHealth won the £150 million NHS contract for delivering musculoskeletal services to the local community in Bedfordshire. 

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Accelerating British Innovation Through Cross-Industry Collaboration

MUJO was chosen as one of a small number of high-growth businesses supported by Innovate UK to exhibit at an event held at Williams Grand Prix Headquarters, where delegates discussed the potential of cross-industry collaboration to speed innovation and dramatically increase economic growth. Read more

Clinical Feasibility Study Begins at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

Following favourable Research Ethics Committee opinion, patients are now being recruited into the clinical feasibility study which has also been accepted for inclusion into the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN) portfolio database.

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Pitch@Palace 5.0 Entrepreneurs Announced

MUJO is among 45 companies selected for this year's Biotech themed event, with entrants taken from a range of sectors including Medical Devices, Diagnostics, Therapeutics, Big Data, Consumer Healthcare and Research Technologies. The Bootcamp is set to take place at the Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridge on 22nd February, with speakers including experienced life sciences investor Dr Andy Richards and Lord Bilimoria. Finalists will be selected to go on to present to an audience at St James's Palace on 7th March.

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MUJO Showcases 'Connected' Devices at Innovate 2015, Registers with MHRA

Development of MUJO's connected devices completes in October following 6 months of work on the Innovate UK collaborative R&D project which began in April. The devices now connect to secure electronic medical records and are registered as Class I Medical Devices with the MHRA, ahead of the clinical feasibility study at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore in 2016. Read more

MUJO Joins as Founding Corporate Member of Imperial College MedTech Links

Following the launch event on 26th October 2015, MUJO has joined Imperial MedTech Links - Corporate Partnership Programme as a founding member to help build links between MedTech companies and biomedical engineers at Imperial College to drive the translation of academic research and stimulate innovation. Read more

Coventry University Evaluates the MUJO Devices

To mark the start of a research partnership, the MUJO devices are now installed in the Coventry University Strength & Conditioning Suite and Sports Therapy Clinic under the supervision of MSc Strength & Conditioning Course Director, Dr Sam Oxford, and England Rugby U20s physiotherapist, Lesley McBride. Read more

Ratio Medical Training AG Appointed as Swiss Representative

Ratio Medical Training AG has been appointed as exclusive representative of the MUJO products in Switzerland. The two companies have marked the start of the partnership with an installation in Swiss Olympic Medical Centre 'Physiotherapie & Traningscenter Koch' in Derendingen. Read more

Installation at English Institute of Sport Lilleshall National Sports Centre

The MUJO shoulder devices were installed at the English Institute of Sport Lilleshall National Sports Centre as part of the Innovate UK project to assess their use in a rehabilitation setting. Elite athletes training for the Rio 2016 Olympics including GB Gymnastics and Archery GB train at the facility, which is also co-located with The Royal British Legion 'Battle Back' Centre.

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MUJO Available at GB Weightlifting Affiliate The Iron Club, Vauxhall

MUJO devices are now available for use by members of The Iron Club Gym in Vauxhall, London. Iron Club Founder Mark Nuttall installed the devices having experienced a 25 year + history of shoulder problems arising from his time serving in the military.

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MUJO Awarded Best Exhibitor, Formula 1 to Advances for Healthcare Event

Held at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, the event brought together giants from the motorsport industry with medtech companies to explore how advances in remote monitoring and diagnostic sensor technologies used by F1 teams could revolutionise the way people are cared for. Read more

MUJO Pitches at Inaugural Angels in MedCity Event

Angels in MedCity is a partnership between MedCity, London Business Angels and Angels4LifeSciences to introduce business angels to companies with a particular focus on drug development, digital health and medical technologies. Read more

MUJO Shortlisted for Major Sports Technology Award

MUJO, the world’s first range of fitness machines which allow users to perform controlled multi-axial exercises though all ranges of motion, has been shortlisted at the 2015 Sports Technology Awards in the Most Promising Concept category. 

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MUJO Supplies Leading Dutch Workman's Compensation Training Centre Artros Healthfocus

Artros Healthfocus Bewegingscentrum 'Movement Centre' provides corporate health training, physical assessments, functional capacity screenings, medical examinations and return to work services to employers and workers operating in the construction industry. The centre is a leading provider of workman's compensation services, training on average 4,000 patients each year, and is recognised and approved by the Construction Industry Training Fund.

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MUJO Presents Connected Plans at Digital Health Pit Stop Week

MUJO presented plans for its new software and data analytics offering ahead of Innovate UK project in 2015 to an audience of digital health experts, investors and clinicians at the new Digital Catapult Centre in Euston, London. Read more
December events

Installation at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

MuJo is now installed in the Therapies Department at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Stanmore, as part of early usability testing ahead of the Innovate UK project starting on 1 April 2015.

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MUJO Attends EUSSER International Shoulder Symposium 2014

MUJO exhibited its modified shoulder units at the EUSSER International Shoulder Symposium held at The British Library, where delegates discussed managing stability and function in the shoulder and elbow.

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MUJO Wins Innovate UK Funding - Digital Health in a Connected Hospital

MUJO was awarded £0.4m from Innovate UK (formerly Technology Strategy Board) as part of its £6m 'Digital Health in a Connected Hospital' funding call for future Connected Care technologies. As part of the £600k collaborative R&D project, MUJO will work with project partners The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, The University of Manchester and Qinec Ltd to connect its devices to Electronic Medical Records for remote patient monitoring and data analytics.

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IET Innovation Awards 2013 Finalists Announced

The IET's annual Innovation Awards celebrate the very best in new innovations in science, engineering and technology, showcasing entries from around the world. MUJO has been shortlisted alongside DCBPower Inc, IzzyBike, Silentair and MYO by Thalmic Labs in the Start-up category. Read more

MUJO Shortlisted for British Engineering Excellence Awards

The British Engineering Excellence Awards 2013 shortlist was announced today, with MUJO being selected in the 'Start Up of the Year' category alongside Sensor Coating Systems, Snap Ring Joint and Versarien plc.

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MUJO Exhibits at BESS Annual Scientific Meeting

MUJO attended the 24th Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society 2013, exhibiting its prototype shoulder device alongside other exhibitors Arthrex, Biomet UK, DePuy UK, DJO Global, Mathys Orthopaedics, Smith & Nephew, Stryker and Zimmer to delegates from the NHS and private healthcare providers. Read more