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Final workshop 25th of April 2013

EU FP7 research into Thoracic Injury assessment for Improved Vehicle Safety

On Thursday 25th April 2013 the THORAX project will organise a public workshop. During this workshop results from the THORAX project as well as related THOR dummy activities ongoing in other regions will be presented to invited guests. In line with the activities for the hardware development and evaluations

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Since 1973, the International Research Council on Biomechanics of Injury (IRCOBI) has organised an international conference annually. The 2013 conference will take place on 11.-13. September 2013 in the city of Gothenburg, Sweden. Conference venue is Chalmers University of Technology.

Welcome Note

It is with great enthusiasm we invite you to the International Research Council on Biomechanics of Injury (IRCOBI) conference to be held at Chalmers University of Technology in the city of Gothenburg on the west coast of Sweden 11-13 September 2013.
The IRCOBI conference has been taking place annually since 1973, and is the premier forum for researchers in the field of injury biomechanics.
The ultimate goal of impact biomechanics research is the design of a safer environment for society: better vehicle interior and exterior design, better protective equipment, safer sporting environments etc. Achieving this requires both scientific and technological advances on many fronts, from the fundamental study of injury mechanisms at the cellular level, to understanding both active and passive whole body motion during impact, and to the detailed influence of vehicle and equipment design on human injury outcome.
Researchers in the fields of biomechanics, crash mechanics, accident reconstruction, sports injury, tissue modelling, epidemiology and all other fields relating to the biomechanics of injury and protective systems are invited to attend.
Download here a brochure featuring the 2013 conference.


Local Organising Committee

Prof. Dr. Per Lövsund, Chalmers University of Technology