Seed for Science 2023 Winners

Results are in… The De Luca Foundation is excited to announce that the first annual Seed for Science Grant Initiative has concluded, and the winners have been chosen. Our team reviewed more than 160 applications from students across 32 different countries, making our task of selecting four winners a difficult one.   0 + Proposals […]

Seed for Science: Applications Open Now

Funding Opportunity for Student Researchers Interested in the Interaction Between the Neuromuscular and Cardiovascular Systems of the Human Body The De Luca Foundation is running Seed for Science, an annual initiative scheduled for the next ten years. It is designed to support the brightest student researchers in health and movement science-related fields, and to provide […]

Symposium on Neuromechanics

14th Symposium on Motor Control in Biomechanics at XX Brazilian Biomechanics Conference 2023 We are pleased to announce that the 14th Symposium on Motor Control in Biomechanics will be held in conjunction with the XX Brazilian Biomechanics Conference 2023. Date, Time and Venue: April 20th, 2023, 11:30 – 14:00, Bauru – SP Symposium Details and Purpose: The […]

A Note of Gratitude from the De Luca Foundation

The De Luca Foundation mourns the loss of Mrs. Giuseppina De Luca, mother of late Professor Carlo J. De Luca.  Mrs. De Luca’s sacrifices paved the way for Professor De Luca’s lasting contributions to the field of motor control and electromyography. Mrs. De Luca’s legacy will remain strong for decades through the Foundation’s many outreach […]

3 Winners Selected in First-Ever Rethink EMG Challenge

The De Luca Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the first-ever Rethink EMG Challenge: The Foundation had 4 total awards available, to support unique and innovative methods of utilizing EMG in practical assessments.  Each award consists of $30,000.00 USD; Trigno Lite and Trigno Research packages with 4 Trigno Avanti Sensors, provided by Delsys Inc; and […]

After 20 years, the De Luca Foundation is announcing the official retirement of our annual Delsys Prize competition.

Created in 2003, the Delsys Prize has long been the De Luca Foundation’s flagship outreach campaign, as our founder, Prof. Carlo J De Luca, believed strongly in providing opportunities for both young and established investigators in human movement fields.  Over its two decades of honoring excellence in Electromyography, the Delsys Prize has helped recognize researchers who developed novel […]

2021 Year in Review

2021 was a year where science achieved unthinkable goals.  With a number of COVID-19 vaccines produced and distributed globally, science gave us all a fighting chance against a pandemic that changed our world forever.  With new tools at our disposal to fight the virus, and a reinvigorated passion for scientific advancement, professionals worldwide began returning […]

Rethink EMG Challenge: 8 Investigators Invited to Participate in Phase 2

The De Luca Foundation is pleased to invite 8 investigators with transformational ideas to Phase 2 of the inaugural Rethink EMG Challenge, for proposing unique and innovative methods to utilize EMG in practical assessments. The 8 invitees for Phase 2 are affiliated with the following institutions: Four (4) finalists from Phase 2 will be chosen to […]