IFR Members News

Soft Tissue Robotics

R&D Institute

Dec 07, 2017 Interaction between rigid robotic devices and soft materials imposes significant challenges and largely unresolved problems to current practice in robotics. Therefore, a collaboration between the University of Stuttgart (Germany) and the University of Auckland (New Zealand) has been established, developing simulation-driven concepts and design for control and automation of robotic devices interacting with soft tissues.

ARENA2036: Creating the Automobile Production of the Future

R&D Institute

Dec 13, 2016

ARENA2036 is a research campus in Stuttgart where partners from industry and research institutions investigate and demonstrate the future of automobile manufacturing.

Fraunhofer IPA develops prototype of intelligent medication cart

R&D Institute

Jun 18, 2015

It comes when called, bringing medical supplies with it and recording how they are used.

Do-it-yourself toolkit for soft robotics

R&D Institute

Apr 16, 2015

To work directly together with humans, a robot needs to be flexible and soft. Conventional systems are insufficiently flexible for this purpose.

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