November 9, 2020

International Congress on the Effects of COVID-19 on People with Rare Diseases

The congress is addressed both at the scientific community and at patients and families, and will tackle different topics related to the current pandemic: study of new vaccines, psychosocial impact, consequences of the disease, access to treatments, healthcare models, etc.

October 5, 2020

Josep Amat receives the Creus de Sant Jordi 2020 from the Generalitat for his scientific career in robotics

Co-founder and scientific director of Rob Surgical (Bitrack robot), Dr. Amat is the 1st entrepreneur of CataloniaBioHT who receives this recognition. Congratulations! Josep Amat (Barcelona, ​​1940) has a long career dedicated to research in the field of surgical robotics. He is the author of multiple patents and books. Josep taught until 2010 as a professor at the ETSEIB, ​​and at the Faculty of Computer Science of Barcelona. He has been Emeritus Professor at the UPC ever since.

July 14, 2020

Mercè Ginjaume (UPC) participates on the 22nd July 2020, at the webinar on occupational radiation protection organized by the IAEA

Mercè Ginjaume (UPC) participates on the 22nd July 2020, at the webinar on occupational radiation protection organized by the IAEA: Artificial intelligence & virtual reality: How to enhance radiation protection of workers and the future of workplace safety. She is presenting the main results and change of paradigm of the H2020 research project, Personal Online Dosimetry Using Computational Methods (PODIUM).

June 19, 2020

The Covid Bot Project

During the exceptional state due to the sars-cov-2 outbreak, the teachers and students of the Scientific Python class from the Master’s Degree in Automatic Control And Robotics of 2020 are proposing a joint project to help into the research of the disease. The goals of this project are: a) To build a chatbot capable of gathering voluntary data from patients and carers.b) To organize, curate and analysis this data on a AI system, c) return useful data to users. Teachers: Alexandre Perera, Manel Velasco.

June 18, 2020

Summer School on Control of Surgical Robots, COSUR 2020

The third edition of COSUR will take place at Barcelona, this 2020, the days 4-26 September and 1- 2 October. The school aims to introduce students to the multidisciplinary environment of research in surgery with particular attention to the control algorithms used in robotic surgery and the impact of the cognitive factor in directing the control. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from well-known speakers and to work together on group projects in a positive and friendly atmosphere.