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Outstanding feedback at EDEN2020’s 1st review meeting

Imperial College hosted EDEN2020’s 1st review meeting in London on Wednesday 5th April 2017. Representatives from all partner institutions travelled to London to present the achievements of EDEN2020’s first year of research. The review panel was formed by the EC Project Officer and three experts on the fields of robotics and biomedicine who had the …

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EDEN2020 at ERF 2017

The European Robotics Forum 2017 (ERF 2017) is a conference that features keynote talks by world-renowned roboticists making it a great occasion to promote the EDEN2020 project in front of the European robotics community. This year, PhD students Marlene Pinzi, from the Mechatronics in Medicine Laboratory, and Zhengchu Tan, from the Tribology Group at Imperial College London, …

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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 with an opportunity to engage with world-leading researchers and educators from UK-based top universities …

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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.  

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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, InsaluteNews,, 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 newspapers such as La Stampa, Il sole 24 Ore, and …

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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 …

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