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Note: The News Channel lists all of the news articles published since October 2016 – for older articles please refer to the EPFL News Archive.

Mori: A Modular Origami Robot

The fields of modular and origami robotics have become increasingly popular in recent years, with both approaches presenting particular benefits, as well as limitations, to the end user. Christoph Belke and Jamie Paik from RRL, EPFL and NCCR Robotics have recently proposed an elegant new solution that integrates both types of robotics in order to …

Nicolas Sommer PhD defense

Nicolas Sommer’s, (Billard Lab), public thesis defense will take place 19th May at EPFL, the title will be Multi-contact tactile exploration and interaction with unknown objects.

Jonas Buchli

We would like to inform our members that Jonas Buchli ceased his activities with NCCR Robotics end of March 2017. He will be taking up a position in the private sector and will continue the PhD supervision of Alexander Winkler until his graduation. Algorithms and Software developed at Jonas’ lab are or will be published open-source …

Twiice & Cybathlon in Japan

TWIICE presented their exoskeleton project at Medtec Asia and at the Technology and Social Inclusion. The Cybathlon Approach was also featured in Tokyo, organised by the Swiss Science and Technology Office.

Launch of the Chairless Chair

NCCR Robotics spin-off noonee, announced the start of series production and sales launch of their Chairless Chair which was nominated for Hermese Award 2017…Read more

Zurich Urban Micro Aerial Vehicle Dataset

Scaramuzza Lab released the Zurich Urban Micro Aerial Vehicle Dataset. The first public, large-scale dataset recorded with a drone in an urban environment… Read more

Meet the Paik Lab

Welcome to the second of our Lab videos section where we introduce the NCCR Robotics lab, PI, NCCR Robotics members and their work. On this occasion we present Paik Lab.

Stroke patients take the lead in their rehabilitation

EPFL and NCCR Robotics spin-off Intento has developed a patient-controlled electrical-stimulation device that helps stroke victims regain mobility in paralyzed arms. The promising results of the first clinical study are published in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Read more.