Call for applications: Surgical Robot Challenge 2020

Now in its 5th year, this compelling contest sees some of the leading surgical robotics groups from around the world compete for a prize fund of £10,000.
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The Surgical Robot Challenge is an annual international competition showcasing the latest innovative and technological advancements in surgical robotics.

Now in its 5th year, this compelling contest sees some of the leading surgical robotics groups from around the world compete for a prize fund of £10,000. With the support of Intuitive Surgical, KUKA and Applied Dexterity, this competition aims to showcase innovative new ideas in surgical robotics across a range of surgical robot platforms. 

The main event will take place the on the 20th June during the Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics. This year’s theme for the symposium is ‘Surgery and Beyond‘.

Prize winners will be invited to the award ceremony at the International Robotics Showcase Event on Friday 26th June, where the overall winner will be announced.

For the first round, you need to submit a 2-minute video of your surgical robotic technology. This video should introduce the motivation for your work and provide a demonstration of your technology in action and its potential impact. The video should be in 16:9 1080p format, silent or have a spoken soundtrack. This version will used to decide which entries get through to the competition finals. 
 
Prizes will be awarded for the following categories:
  • Best Innovation
  • Best Design
  • Best Application
  • Best for Research Community
  • Best Teamwork
  • Best Video
 
Application Deadline: Monday 16th March 2020
 
 

Accompanied by the director general of research, Joan Gómez, the president of the Government of Catalonia, Quim Torra, visited the company Rob Surgical on 30th November 2018. The company designs and develops new robotic systems for minimally invasive surgery. (credits: © Rob Surgical, Anna Mas / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))

Illustration Photo: Accompanied by the director general of research, Joan Gómez, the president of the Government of Catalonia, Quim Torra, visited the company Rob Surgical on 30th November 2018. The company designs and develops new robotic systems for minimally invasive surgery. (credits: © Rob Surgical, Anna Mas / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))

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