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Advanced Research Efforts Changing the Way Medtech Uses Robotics

Jacob Rosen, PhD (Bionics Lab Director and Professor Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UCLA)

Location: 210A

Date: Tuesday, February 5

Time: 1:15pm - 2:00pm

Track: MD&M West: New Technology & Next-Gen Design

Vault Recording: TBD

The medical market is embracing robotics to make treatments better, with device companies exploring everything from next-level surgical robotics, biorobotics, mechatronics, and assistive / rehabilitation robotics, to human-robot interaction. There are ways to incorporate robotic systems into traditional interventional products, but what are the design challenges? A leading robot expert will share his expertise and opinions from current research efforts.

Topics covered include:
  • The challenges and opportunities robotic technologies provide for the medical device market
  • How robotics change product development strategies and process
  • Concerns regarding market entry and adoption