On 8th October 2016, the world’s first Cybathlon took place in Zurich, Switzerland. The Cybathlon is a competition for people with disabilities using robotic assistive aids to complete tasks… Read more
Orthoses, or exoskeletons as they’re more commonly known, are a method to either assist those with reduced mobility in certain parts of their body, or to completely reintroduce function… Read more
Have you ever dreamed of flying? The Symbiotic Drone Activity is a project that aims to give you the sensation of flying while controlling a real drone. The goal of… Read more
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 …
Just published in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, this article by Stefan O. Schrade et al. presents the first results and user evaluation of VariLeg, an exoskeleton with variable stiffness actuation, from the CYBATHLON 2016. Read the article here. The article is related to the thematic series in JNER on the Cybathlon: https://www.biomedcentral.com/collections/cybathlon as well as Prof. Gassert …
Top-3 finalists in the ZKB Pionierpreis (https://www.pionierpreis.ch/finalisten-2018/). Top-16 finalists in the W.A. de Vigier Stiftung (http://www.devigier.ch).
The Pionerpreis 2018 will be awarded on May 8th 2018. It is a reward for projects showing an outstanding courage and innovation. www.myoswiss.com More information on the Pionerpreis here.
Through the story of Werner Witschi, find out more about how the Varileg Exoskeleton developed by Gassert lab is used for rehabilitation situations. Presentation and videos on SUVA website
When training to regain movement after stroke or spinal cord injury (SCI), patients must once again learn how to keep their balance during walking movements. Current clinical methods mean supporting the weight of the patient during movement, setting the body off balance and meaning that when patients are ready to begin to walk without mechanical …
The Myosuit from NCCR Robotics spin-off ExoSuisse was in the ETH Spark awards as one of the top-5 most promising inventions which filed for a patent at ETHZ in 2016. Read more
The NCCR Robotics Spin Fund committee has granted Marek Jancik and Tristan Vouga the Spin Fund for Twiice This project is hosted by Bleuler Lab at EPFL.
The NCCR Robotics Spin Fund committee has granted Jaime E. Duarte and Kai Schmidt the Spin Fund for ExoSuisse. This project is hosted by Riener lab at ETHZ.
Congratulations to Volker Bartenbach from Riener Lab who successfully defended his PhD thesis on the design and control of robotic exoskeletons last December.The title was: Constraints Caused by Lower Extremity Exoskeletons.
25 Jul 2017
|ROBOTIK-LABOR AN DER ETH ZÜRICH - TeleZüri Sendung||Tune into TeleZüri at 18:30 to hear Robert Riener speaking about all things rehabilitation robotics and Cybathlon. http://www.telezueri.ch/64-show-sommertalk|
5 Jun – 10 Jun 2017
Summer School on Rehabilitation Robotics
Biomedical Engineering School, Shanghai
|Organised by the Riener Lab, ETH Zurich. For more information please see: http://www.sms.hest.ethz.ch/news-and-events/sms-news-channel/2017/01/summer-school-on-rehabilitation-robotics.html|
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