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MSRM (from 01. October 2021 new: MIRMI - Munich Institute of Robotics and Machine Intelligence) had the honor of being donated a CASPAR robot for surgical applications from the chair for experimental orthopedics lead by Prof. Dr. Rainer Burgkart. [mehr]

TUM and project partners have completed 4.5 years of research. The ILIAD project was funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program and developed robotic solutions that can integrate with current warehouse facilities, extending the state of the art to achieve self-deploying fleets of heterogeneous robots in multiple-actor systems. [mehr]

ProtecT became the winner of the Medical Robotics for Contagious Diseases Challenge 2021 in the Design category. ProteCT, a project in the scope of the lighthouse initiative Geriatronics, developed a Telemedical Diagnostic Framework that enables a modular, robot-based contactless examination. Such telediagnostic solutions ensure the stability of the health system in crises with a high incidence of infections like the global outbreak of COVID-19. The winning team received a £5,000 GBP prize. [mehr]

In addition to the future of work, health, and mobility, MSRM PIs are researching future-oriented technologies and their applications for the future of our environment. To this end, Prof. Jia Chen, Prof. Timo Oksanen, Prof. Sami Haddadin, Prof. Markus Ryll, Prof. Stefan Leutenegger, and their teams showed for the first time a combination of prototypes of how AI and intelligent robots could be used for sustainable agriculture and environmental monitoring at Die Neue Sammlung - The Design Museum in Munich. Their research opens possibilities in the direction of a home office... [mehr]

In the week of 28 June to 2 July, the joint Academic Workshop of the two robotics centres of Imperial College London and Technische Universität München took place. A total of 95 participants, from Principal Investigator to PhD student, took part in the 4 workshop days. While the 10-minute short presentations on days 1-4 were mainly aimed at getting to know each other and exchanging information on the research areas "Home Robotics", "Hospital Robotics", "Perception & Interaction" and "Locomotion", day 5 focused on the concrete launch of strategic initiatives. [mehr]

Congratulations to Prof. Klaus Diepold and his team, whose dedication to supporting talents at the Technical University of Munich and at the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM) was honored with the TUM Start-up Mentor of Excellence Award 2021! The award comes with a grant intended to mentor further start-up projects. Prof. Diepold is the head of the Chair of Data Processing at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, a dedicated board member of the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM), and leads the AI sector at the... [mehr]

The Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MSRM) happily announces that our Senior Management Team is complete and integrated by Dr.-Ing. Maria Danninger as Chief of Innovation, Dr. Utku Culha as Chief of Science and Dipl. Kff. Magdalena Buch as Managing Director. [mehr]

Researchers aim to reduce the cost of common hearing test probes to facilitate nationwide hearing screenings for newborns even in developing countries. The early detection of hearing impairments will help to improve patients’ quality of life. [mehr]

MSRM warmly welcomes Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sandra Hirche, who will lead the AI sector at the MSRM Science Board together with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Diepold. [mehr]

The “Modeling and Rehabilitation Robotics” research team developed a safe and minimalistic control and learning (AI) algorithm, which automatically finds and provides the optimal balance between rigid support and “soft” guidance for any given patient during therapy. This assist-as-needed (AAN) control strategy is being commercialized in collaboration with the high-tech startup Reactive Robotics and Schön Klinik Bad Aibling, as part of a robotic assistive device called VEMO, used for the early rehabilitation of ICU patients. [mehr]