Advanced education, frontier research and innovation: this is The BioRobotics Institute of Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, founded in 2011. With time the Institute has built a wealth of knowledge and expertise in several fields of biorobotics and bionics, such as medical robotics, wearable technologies, collaborative robotics, bio-inspired robotics, neuroscience robotics, rehabilitation robotics and implantable technologies.
The Institute promotes the internationalization of didactics and scientific research through collaboration with the most prestigious international knowledge centers. The Institute aims to educate engineers that are scientists, inventors, entrepreneurs and problem solvers.
Our mission is based on three pillars:
- Education: MSc in Bionics Engineering and PhD program in BioRobotics;
- Research: scientific publications, national and international research projects, joint labs;
- Innovation: start-up companies, patents and industrial contracts.
The BioRobotics Institute has also activated an Educational Robotics program with schools in Tuscany, Italy. The program aims at bringing technology and robotics in schools and using them as a new instrument for teaching scientific and technical subjects.
Rector Sabina Nuti (Sant’Anna School), Professor Andrea De Guttry (Sant’Anna School Dirpolis Institute), Professor Christian Cipriani (Sant’Anna School Biorobotics Institute), and President Eleonora Vanni (Legacoopsociali) have signed the three-year partnership agreement to meet an increasing demand of welfare tech solutions
The Sant’Anna School’s strong performance was confirmed by the publication of the results of the “Computer Science" and "Engineering and Technology” subject rankings. The IT, Telecommunications and Industrial Engineering departments’ performance contributed to Sant’Anna School’s core missions
The seminar participants will include: Mario Cavalli (Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli), Guerrina Filippi (AMRER Onlus), doctors and experts Riccardo Meliconi, Mariada Perrone, Stefano Zaffagnini , Alessandro Russo, Mariagrazia Benedetti, Mariela Terrafino, and Giovanni Ciancio (Aosp–Ferrara)