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Cybathlon Symposium, October 6, 2016

On October 6, 2016, two days before the Cybathlon main event, the Cybathlon Symposium will bring together leading experts and young researchers to present and discuss recent technological advances within the six disciplines of the Cybathlon:

  • Brain-Computer Interfaces
  • Functional Electrical Stimulation
  • Powered Arm Prosthetics
  • Powered Leg Prosthetics
  • Powered Exoskeletons
  • Powered Wheelchairs

This scientific symposium will feature six keynotes by leading researchers and short presentations by young talents. A roundtable discussion involving end-users, patient and industry representatives and an ethics researcher will highlight opportunities and challenges in the field of assistive technology, its industrial transfer and user acceptance.

The registration for the Cybathlon Symposium 2016 is now open. Please follow the registration tab.

The Cybathlon Symposium Booklet (including programme) is available for download here (PDF, 4.5 MB).

Cybathlon News

19.09.2016

Congratulations to our experts!

We would like to offer our heartfelt congratulations to our experts and pilot who took part in the Paralympics in Rio over the past two weeks. Read more 

05.09.2016

Meet the Pilots: Claudia Breidbach

Claudia Breidbach is pilot with Touch Bionics in the Powered Arm Prosthesis Race. When Claudia isn't preparing for the Cybathlon, she can be found competing with her skydiving team, KARMA. Read more 

05.09.2016

Meet the Tech Teams: DIPO Power

Monica Moreo is teamleader of DIPO Power, who will be competing in the Powered Arm Prosthesis Race. Read more 

Focus

25.09.2016

Learn how to walk

At first glance, exoskeletons conjure up images of futuristic robots from science fiction films. But the exoskeleton from the ETH team VariLeg is a real-life aid that could allow people with paraplegia to walk again. Read more 

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