The De Luca Foundation is pleased to announce the 16th Annual Delsys Prize – Promoting Innovation in Electromyography.

Deadline: Entries must be received no later than midnight (11:59 PM EDT; GMT-4) September 30, 2018.
 
The winner will be announced at the beginning of November 2018.

What is the Delsys Prize

The Delsys Prize is an annual competition established in 2003 by Professor Carlo J. De Luca to promote innovative uses of Electromyography. It recognizes advancements in the understanding, techniques/technologies or applications of the Electromyographic signal.

Who can Participate

The Delsys Prize is open to anyone with an interest in Electromyography. The proposal submission windows is between April and September of each year.  

Read the guidelines, download the application form, and submit your entry.

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How is the Winner Selected

The winner is selected by a 5-member Review Board nominated by the De Luca Foundation and consisting of Experts in Electromyography from scientific, engineering, and medical disciplines. 

Eligible entries are scored based on the impact of the innovation, the evidence of usefulness, and the clarity of the description.

What does the Prize Comprise

The winner receives:

  • a complete 8-Channel Trigno™  EMG System with Trigno™ Avanti sensors, the smallest commercially-available EMG IMU sensors with Bluetooth support, and EMGworks® Acquisition and Analysis software by Delsys Inc. 
  • a LabChart Analysis software license from ADInstruments, including the Trigno™ device enabler for direct data streaming
  • a US 3,000 monetary award 
  • a commemorative plaque 

About Delsys Inc.: Delsys IncPrimarily focusing on surface and decomposition electromyography (sEMG and dEMG™), Delsys has established itself as an inventive leader in EMG and other biosensor solutions. Today, Delsys continues to lead the innovation path by developing tools for neuromuscular research, rehabilitation and injury clinics, human performance enhancement, and biofeedback applications. Visit Delsys.

About ADInstruments: ADInstrumentsADInstruments' data acquisition and analysis products for life science research and education are highly-cited in scientific journals and widely-used in forward-thinking learning programs. For 30 years, they have been successful by supporting customers with powerful user-friendly software, specialized training and support, and flexible solution focused systems. Visit ADInstruments.

Rules & Regulations:

All details regarding the rules, regulation and submission procedures can be found here.


2017 Delsys Prize Winner

Dr. Max Ortiz Catalán 

Dr. Mitsuhiro Hayashibe

Tohoku University

All Past Recipients


Review Board Members


Paola Contessa, Ph.D.

Chairperson
Delsys, Inc.
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Andrea d’Avella, Ph.D.

University of Messina
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Kevin Englehart, Ph.D., PEng

University of New Brunswick
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He (Helen) Huang, Ph.D.

North Carolina State University
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Jim Richards, Ph.D.

University of Central Lancashire
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