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Latest news and events

Keep up to date with all the latest news from the medical sector and experience medical innovation involving KUKA robots with your own eyes at various events and trade fairs around the world. 

Trade fairs and events in 2022

Biomed - Tel Aviv / Israel, 10 - 12 May

ISRAEL'S LEADING EVENT FOR THE LIFE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY. This event offers a unique opportunity for panel discussions, product demonstrations and networking opportions for new business collaborations.

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Hamlyn Symposium - London / United Kingdom, 26 - 29 June

The annual symposium is the highlight event of the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, at Imperial College London. It provides a forum for international surgeons and engineers to network and share the latest developments in medical robotics, attracting world-leading scientists, engineers and clinical practitioners from a wide range of disciplines associated with medical robotics and surgery.

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NASS - Chicago / USA, 12 - 15 October

Incorporating medical and surgical content for symposia and sessions will provide attendees a broader perspective across specialties.
And, there’s plenty of space on the exhibit floor to accommodate all our industry colleagues. Get hands-on with industry innovations and speak with company reps and engineers.
Attend in-person to be part of this interactive learning and networking experience.

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ASTRO - San Antonio / USA, 23 - 25 October

The 2022 ASTRO Annual Meeting—AI and EI: Caring for Patients in a Wireless World—will include a full program with engaging educational and scientific sessions, live SA-CME courses and networking events. We’ll highlight the potential of AI, Big Data and scientific advances while showcasing the central role of human interaction in caring for and curing our patients! 

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MEDICA  - Düsseldorf / Germany, 14 - 17 November

MEDICA has been a fixed event in the healthcare calendar for more than 40 years. It is the world's leading trade fair for healthcare, where KUKA is of course also showcasing its robots for medical technology. Research teams from all over the world applied for the "Robotics in Healthcare" challenge as part of this year's KUKA Innovation Award. The international jury of experts selected 5 finalists from over 50 applications. These teams will present their innovative ideas with the lightweight robot LBR Med at MEDICA 2022 in Düsseldorf.

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KUKA receives Global Company of the Year Award 2020 for its Medical Robotics division

Unique, advanced, valuable: the consulting company Frost & Sullivan has analyzed the medical robotics market, highlighting the KUKA LBR Med as one of the most advanced robots in the industry. For the robot and its innovative achievements in the entire field of medical robotics, KUKA received the Frost & Sullivan "Company of the Year" award.

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KUKA Innovation Award 2020 "Medical Robotics Challenge"

Research teams from all over the world have applied for the "Medical Robotics Challenge" as part of this year's KUKA Innovation Award. From more than 40 ideas, the award's international jury of experts selected five finalists. These teams will realize their concepts with the LBR Med and present them at MEDICA 2020 in Düsseldorf.

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KUKA Innovation Award 2019 "Healthy Living" - Review

Around 30 research teams from all over the world applied the KUKA Innovation Award 2019 with their concepts on the topic of "Healthy Living". In order to turn their ideas into reality, KUKA provided the selected finalists with the KUKA lightweight robot LBR Med and a 3D vision sensor from Roboception free of charge. The Innovation Award final took place at MEDICA 2019. Here the finalists had the unique opportunity to present their work to the public, the trade audience, the media and, of course, the international jury of experts. In the end, Team RoboFORCE convinced the jury with their concept for painless colorectal cancer screening and received the award, which is endowed with 20.000€ prize money.

KUKA wins medical robotics contract from Restoration Robotics, Inc.®

KUKA has received a contract from Restoration Robotics, Inc.® (NASDAQ: HAIR), the global leader in robotic hair restoration, for the supply of lightweight robots. The robots will be used for the recently launched ARTAS iX™ System.

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LBR Med wins international IERA Award

At the International Symposium on Robotics, the KUKA LBR Med was honored with the renowned Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award.

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