October 2009

Robotics in Healthcare

The European Commission has assigned TNO the task of exploring the possible healthcare applications of robotics. Together with eighty experts from around the world, TNO has developed a roadmap that identifies, among other things, the most promising areas of innovation. Six of these are contained in the roadmap:

- Smart medical capsules

- Robotised surgery

- Smart Intelligent prosthesis

- Robotised analysis of motion coordination and therapy

- Robotised patient monitoring systems

- Robot-supported psychic, cognitive and social therapy

For more information or to download documents please refer to: http://www.tno.nl/content.cfm?context=markten&content=product&laag1=280&laag2=283&item_id=1399&Taal=2



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