The importance of Phantoms

What are phantoms and why are they so important? The phantoms are anatomical models made of elastic materials that replicate parts of the human body for research purposes. In robotic surgery, phantoms are used to test technologies in a simulation environment, and to get precise and reliable results. Phantoms and the MURAB project In the […]

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MURAB featured by the EU Commission

MURAB project is featured in these communications by the European Commission about robotics, health and Artificial Intelligence. We are proud to see that our research has reached this level of diffusion and hope that its results will be useful to all EU citizens.   European Commission launches EU-wide public consultation on Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan […]

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Woman to woman

“Woman to woman” is our message on the occasion of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month 🎀 October 2019. Less of 10% of women are working in the robotic field, two researchers from the MURAB Consortium explain how they contribute every day in the MURAB Project and how Robotics can benefit from the presence of women  Françoise […]

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MURAB Hackaton Integration Week

On 14th and 15th of March 2019, several Consortium members gathered at the MURAB Hackathon in Twente to work on the software in the MURAB project and perform data acquisition on breast phantoms. Scanning is performed by an ultrasound probe on the robot arm which follows the breast surface in a spiral motion. It is […]

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Interview on HealthMatters Magazine

Read the interview, on HealthMatters magazine by Siemens Healthineers with Stefano Stramigioli and Françoise J. Siepel – University of Twente, Jeroen Veltman ZGT and Wouter Nijhof Siemens Healthineers. Interview available online at this link MURAB is a collaboration between researchers from universities and hospitals, “A golden triangle, which produces synergy”. Stefano Stramigioli  

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MURAB at MEDICA Trade Fair

From 12 to 15 November 2018 MURAB technology will be displayed at MEDICA trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany thanks to project partner KUKA. MEDICA is the leading international trade fair for the medical sector. Discover the KUKA Team working at MURAB project! Interview to Felix Allmendinger   Group picture

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MURAB at IROS 2018 with a reserved Booth at the exhibitors area. Floor 3, booth 135. From 1st to 5th October 2018! About IROS The 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2018) is the flagship conference in the field of robotics and the biggest international event for researchers, companies and end-users. […]

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Third place at CRAS 2018

At the 8th CRAS workshop – 2018 – Sept. 10-11, London, UK The paper “Patient specific FE modeling for deformable breast registration” was awarded the third place at CRAS 2018 joint Workshop on new technologies for Computer/Robot Assisted Surgery.Congratulations for the result to Eleonora Tagliabue from consortium partner Università degli studi di Verona. Info:here

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MURAB project meeting in Vienna

On May 17th and 18th 2018 we had a project meeting in Vienna where we discuss MURAB results and planned the future steps of the project. It was a fruitful meeting and a good opportunity to strengthen the collaboration between each institution.  The meeting was hosted by one of the consortium members: the Medical University of Vienna. MURAB […]

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Clinical Workshop at ZGT Hospital

On 8th – 9th March 2018  Jeroen Veltman (Ziekenhuis Groep Twente) and Françoise Siepel (University of Twente) organized a clinical workshop for MURAB consortium members at the ZGT  hospital. In these two days imaging related topics such as registration and positioning of the robot to follow the right trajectories for the muscle and breast case were discussed. […]

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MURAB will be at ERF2018

ERF 2018 Workshop Networking for new trends in surgical robotics MURAB will take part to next European Robotics Forum in Tampere presenting the latest  project results.   Workshop organizers Sanja Dogramadzi, Bristol Robotic Laboratory, Marta Capiluppi, University of Verona, Elena De Momi, Politecnico di Milano,   To foster networking opportunities and facilitate […]

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European Robotics Week 2017

MURAB project joined the the European Robotics Week 2017 (ERW2017), an important event in the field of robotics that took place around Europe on 17–26 November 2017. MURAB was invited at the Central Event organised in Brussels participating at the “Robots Discovery” exhibition hosted by the European Committee of the Regions 20-23 November). For the […]

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MURAB will be at ERF2017!

MURAB will actively take part to next European Robotics Forum in Edinburgh! The results of the first year of project will be presented in two posters during the workshop “Robotic surgery in the European researcher community: autonomous and semi-autonomous precision interventions“, organised by the University of Verona.

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