RSS 2018 Tutorial on Dynamical System-based Learning from Demonstration, co-organised by Aude Billard, NCCR Robotics PI, will take place on June 29th at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. More information here: https://epfl-lasa.github.io/TutorialRSS2018.io/
On Wednesday, five Swiss start-ups received the W.A. de Vigier Award, which comes with prize money of 100,000 Swiss francs each. MyoSwiss, an NCCR Robotics spin-off, was one of them. More info here.
Feeltronix and Foldaway Haptics have been selected to be part of the 18 startups in the “High Tech” category of the 2018 MassChallenge Switzerland. More info here.
Apply before June 1st to attend the Summer School on Rehabilitation Technology organized by Robert Riener NCCR Robotics PI. Dates and location: July 2nd-6th, Valens, Switzerland. More information here: https://bit.ly/2xkhwZJ
On May 4th 2018, Yves Rossy (Jetman) visited Floreano Lab and tried the FlyJacket. Here are a few pictures of the visit.
WORLD.MINDS is a community of leaders in science, the arts and business that are driven by passion and curiosity. WORLD.MINDS meets once a year in Zurich for a closed-door Annual Symposium, and organizes several more intimate “Deep Dives” throughout the year. Auke Ijspeert, NCCR Robotics PI, gave a presentation during their 2018 Annual Symposium. …
Cybathlon won the Sports Technology Award 2018, in the category “Best Participation Technology”. More information on the award here.
The jury of the W. A. De Vigier has revealed the top 10 candidates to proceed to the final stage of the competition. Besides their innovative products, this year’s selection laid emphasis on the CEOs’s personality. Five winners will be announced and each awarded CHF100’000. From over 220 submitted projects, the jury picked the Top …
The PackDrone received three awards during 46th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva, Palexpo, 11-15 April 2018: Audience Award, Special Award of the President of the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland, Award of the President of the Association of Portuguese Inventors.
The date of CYBATHLON 2020 is fixed! From 2–3 May 2020 the gates will be opened for the continuation of the CYBATHLON at the SWISS Arena in Kloten near Zurich. Prepare yourself for an arena charged with passion and an emotion-filled audience that is inspired by the exciting races and challenging tasks in the six …