The European  project STINTS (Skin Tissue INTegrity under Shear) aims at understanding the complex biomechanical and biochemical pathways leading to loss of skin integrity, following the exposure of the skin to prolonged pressure and shear forces that ultimately result in damage at the cellular level e.g. pressure ulcers.

Host Organisations:

  • Universities of Birmingham and Southampton (UK),
  • Unilever Research (UK),
  • Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Philips Consumer Lifestyle B.V. (NL),
  • Universities of Grenoble Alpes and Lille (FR)
  • Tel Aviv University (IL) 

Partner Organisations:

  • Texisense (FR),
  • Wölfel Engineering GmbH + Co. KG (DE),
  • European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (UK)
  • British Healthcare Trades Association (UK),
  • SCA Hygiene Products AB (SE)
  • Scriptoria (SE)
  • Actronika (FR)
  • APA Parafricta Ltd (UK)
  • ENSAM (FR)