IXA Audience award for Marieke van der Schaaf and Juultje Sommers

During the finale of the annual Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2017 organized by IXA and held on June 21, Marieke van der Schaaf and Juultje Sommers (photo), (both AMC), were awarded the Audience Award of €2.500 for their project First steps to recovery: The ICU Mill: a smart, simple and safe solution for rehabilitation in acute care, aimed at improving the recovery of walking ability for patients in Intensive Care Units (ICU). Marieke and Juultje were given the award by Vinod Subramaniam, rector of the Vrije Universiteit.