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EDEN2020 at ICSM 2017

The EDEN2020 team inspired the next generation of medics and scientists with a lunchtime workshop at the 2017 Innovation Conference, run by the Imperial College School of Medicine Students’ Union. With a live demo, videos and props, sixth formers and medical school students learnt about needle steering, drug delivery for cancer treatment, and what EDEN2020 …

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EDEN2020 keynote in Abu Dhabi workshop!

Dr Riccardo Secoli from Imperial College London gave a keynote on EDEN2020 at the Workshop on Biomedical Engineering and Biorobotics. The aims of the workshop – which took place from 3 to 6 October in Abu Dhabi – were to provide Abu Dhabi researchers an opportunity to engage with world-leading researchers and educators from UK-based top universities and lay …

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EDEN2020 at opening of Imperial College’s I-HUB!

On the 28 of October, I-HUB, Imperial’s new translation and innovation hub was launched at Imperial College’s new White City Campus. Providing more than 185,000 square feet of new laboratory, incubator, accelerator and office space, the I-HUB facility will enable the co-location of start-ups, entrepreneurs, and major corporations alongside Imperial’s academic community. The Coordinator of EDEN2020, …

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EDEN2020 at CRAS 2016!

The 6th Joint Workshop on New Technologies for Computer/Robot Assisted Surgery (CRAS)  took place from 12 to 14 September at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, Italy. The workshop gathered academicians, clinicians and representatives from industry from across Europe, with a view of discussing the latest advancements in surgical robotics and assessing how European industry-academia …

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Invited talk at prestigious biomedical conference

EDEN2020 will be featured at the upcoming MEIBioeng 2016 conference, which will take place in Oxford on 5-6 September 2016. If you can spare the time, go hear Prof Rodriguez y Baena speak within Track 12, on Tuesday the 6th of September, from 9AM. Further details can be found at the conference website, while the web …

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EDEN2020 present at the Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics

EDEN2020 was present at the 9th Hamlyn symposium on Medical Robotics. The symposium, organised by Imperial College’s Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, took place on 28 June in London and gathered leading experts from academia, industry and healthcare from across the world. EDEN2020 consortium partners Imperial, Renishaw, UMIL presented at the workshop Towards Clinical Impact in Robotic …

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EDEN2020 in the Italian news

The EDEN2020 project featured on various Italian websites. Among numerous others, websites such as University.it, InsaluteNews, Farmacia.it, Le Scienze Web News, and MeteoWeb published about the €8.3 million Horizon 2020-funded project aiming to develop a robotically-deployed family of steerable catheters for chronic disease management. Furthermore, Italian news papers such as La Stampa, Il sole 24 Ore, and Il …

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EDEN2020 Presented at NVIDIA’s 2016 GPU Technology Conference!

EDEN2020 was present the GPU  Technology conference, which took place from 4 to 7 April 2016 in Silicon Valley, California. Organised annually by the Nvidia Corporation, the GTC is the largest event for GPU developers. This year’s event gathered some 5,500 experts from industry and academia, in order to discuss and showcase the state-of-the-art and vital …

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EDEN2020 kick-off!

Kick-Off ! The EDEN2020 project kicked-off on the 11th April 2016, at the premises of Imperial College London. All partners were well represented and the meeting provided a fruitful basis for delivering the project’s objectives in accordance with the project’s Description of Action. During the one-day meeting, the attendees discussed administrative, legal, financial and technical …

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Chinese news item about EDEN2020

The Chinese news outlet New China TV aired a feature piece on EDEN2020. Coordinated by Imperial College London, eight partners from European industry and academia will collaborate towards developing a neurosurgical robotic-assisted technology platform for minimally invasive neurosurgical drug delivery. The researchers driving the project found their initial inspiration for a new, flexible catheter system in Nature, thanks to …

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