Department of BMI and Ukrainian Research Institute of Prosthetics, Prosthetics and Rehabilitation (UkrNIIprosthetics http://protez.eu/) have been fruitfully cooperating for many years in the field of medical and technical problems of rehabilitation and social adaptation of persons with disabilities, development and improvement of orthopedic products and technologies for their manufacture, improvement of rehabilitation aids, development of forms and methods of medical and social rehabilitation of persons with pathologies of the musculoskeletal system.
In order to implement the Project “Creation of Prosthetic and Orthopedic Education in Ukraine”, organized by the NATO Agency with the support and supply of Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine and the School of Rehabilitation Sciences Human Study on the basis of an international agreement since 2018, began to operate training program for teachers-trainers (in NS terminology) in prosthetics and orthotics according to the educational program “Orthopedic technologies and engineering “within the specialty 163 – Biomedical engineering.
Also under the program of retraining specialists for the prosthetic industry in Ukraine on the basis of Agreement No 3/10 dated February 20, 2020 between the University and UkrNIIprosthetics constantly improve their qualifications by specialists of prosthetic and orthopedic enterprises and rehabilitation centers according to the programs of courses on specialties Biomedical engineering, educational program “Orthopedic technologies and engineering”.
During 2019, 184 specialists improved their qualifications, and in 2020 their number increased to 262.
After completing the course program, students receive a state-recognized certificate – the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
This partnership testifies to the sustainable development of the university through long and fruitful cooperation with research institutions.