Sensory pen in  the news

Academic Health Science Network grant awarded

The Academic Health Science Network North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC) has awarded Manus a grant for finalising the product design before design freeze, obtaining a medical device CE approval and establishing first sales in the non-regulated (research) market.


A press release (word doc ) with further information is available below next to the AHSN NENC logo.

Sky News











Following the Technology Strategy Board's decision to award a grant to Manus Neuro-Dynamica for the final phase of research and development of the Sensor-pen, Sky News ran this piece featuring footage of the Sensor-pen trials with comments from Dr. Kieran Breen of Parkinson's UK.


Euro News
April 2012










This significant Euro News documentary feature showcases the DiPAR Sensor-pen technology at the University Medical Centre, Groningen, Netherlands during early-stage trials. It includes interviews with patients, scientists and clinicians as well as a comprehensive overview of the technology. 


The documentary was made available on World Parkinson's Day (11th April) 2012 and was broadcast in 130 worldwide. It was also aired for a full week in Futuris - Euronews' award-winning programme on European science, research and innovation.


The following article was published in 'The Engineer' in October 2013


The following article was published by a local newspaper in the North East of England where Manus Neuro-Dynamica is based:


In addition the DiPAR project has been featured in a large number of Dutch language publications:


RTV Noord: 


Asser Journaal: Technisch weekblad








Het Nieuws in:




Dagblad van het noorden:


Parkinson Neuro en revalidatie:


Nieuws van de vooruitgang:



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DiPAR  Diagnosing Parkinson's Through Neuromuscular Function Evaluation