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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

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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KUKA Innovation Award 2022


The KUKA Innovation Award is going into the next
round. In 2022, everything revolves around the "Robotics in Healthcare Challenge".
Researchers, developers, and young entrepreneurs from all over the

world can now submit their concepts for the €20,000 prize.

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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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