KUKA Innovation Award

Medical Robotics Challenge

The appliacation deadline for the KUKA Innovation Award 2020 is over. A selected jury of experts is currently evaluating the submitted concepts.

Universities and startups had time until January 5, 2020 to submit innovative ideas to the "Medical Robotics Challenge"! The best five teams will be provided with robots free of charge. They will also receive training for the hardware and coaching from KUKA experts throughout the competition. At the final, which will take place at MEDICA 2020, the largest medical trade fair, in Düsseldorf in November, they will have the opportunity to present the applications to trade fair visitors from industry and research, the press and interested visitors and win €20,000 in the end.

Innovation Award 2020 Postcard
Innovation Award 2020 postcard

About the KUKA Innovation Award

As the world's leading company in robot-based automation, KUKA has been working closely with scientists and R&D partners worldwide on various scientific and technical topics for many years. To strengthen this cooperation, the KUKA Innovation Award was launched in 2014.

The competition aims to accelerate the overall pace of innovation in the field of robot-based automation and to strengthen technology transfer from research to industry. It addresses developers, graduates and research teams of companies or universities.

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