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San Faustino Open Day, The BioRobotics Institute opens its laboratories to people for a day dedicated to research and scientific dissemination

The classic appointment with the Polo Sant'Anna Valdera open to citizens returns on Thursday 13 October. The scheduled initiatives are: guided tours of the research areas with demonstration demos, lectures, and Robotics Readings for children
Publication date: 12.10.2022
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After two years of closure due to the pandemic, the San Faustino Open Day returns to Pontedera. On the occasion of the festivities for the city's patron saint, on Thursday 13 October, the Polo Sant'Anna Valdera, headquarters of the BioRobotics Institute, will open its laboratories to the public for a day dedicated to research and scientific dissemination.
From 3 to 6 p.m., the laboratories of the BioRobotics Institute and the Center for Material Interfaces of the Italian Institute of Technology will show visitors (free entrance, no reservation required) their recent research activities in the fields of biorobotics, soft robotics, robotic hands, and micro and nano technologies.

Planned initiatives

Guided tours of the Institute's research areas and laboratories, lectures, poster sessions and readings for children. These are the initiatives scheduled during the San Faustino Open Day. The three lectures address projects conducted by the BioRobotics Institute and future challenges of great importance for scientific research. The programme of the lectures is as follows:

For children, from 4 to 4.45 pm, the Institute organizes "Letture Robotiche" (Robotic Readings), in collaboration with the association 'LaAV - Letture ad Alta Voce', with a selection of children's books dedicated to science and robot-person interaction.

Gallery: photos of the day