Robotics to improve the patient's quality of life

Robotics to improve the patient's quality of life


> When: Wednesday 19.09.2018

> Where: LAC Lugano - Room Eventi 1, Piazza Bernardino Luini 6, Lugano


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> Contents of the event

> The digital design approach of “Systems” that will represent the new frontier in the development of applications and equipment for patient care, rehabilitation, and assistance.

> The bionics as a technologically advanced tool for the reintroduction in the working world of patients who have suffered serious injuries: engineering approach and problem solving.

> The training courses to set the methodological approach to the digital transformation of its product from a design point of view, to acquire the skills necessary tomorrow.

> Why Design Thinking finds one of its greatest expressions in the Digital Transformation.


> Agenda

09:00 – 09:30: Welcome coffee

09:30 – 13:30: Speakers speech

From 13:30: Free lunch at Hotel International au Lac,

Via Nassa 68, 6900 Lugano (100 mt. distance)


> Speakers

Parametric Design Suisse Sagl

Parametric Design aims to provide powerful digital tools for innovative and forward-thinking companies, wishing to invest in efficient technologies following in the footsteps of Industry 4.0.


Marco Pettenella is Co-Founder & Business Developer of Parametric Design Suisse.

IIT-iCub Facility: “R1 your personal humanoid”

The Giorgio Metta and Andrea Pagnin team will present the working R1 robot. A new approach to the design of AI (Artificial Intelligence) that develops in a functional way to the body that incorporates it.

Giorgio Metta is the Vice Scientific Director at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Director of the “iCub Facility” in the same Institute where he coordinates the development of the iCub project.

Movendo Technology: “Enabling People”

Presentation of the solution designed for serious injuries rehabilitation using robotics with cognitive ability. Movendo Technology will bring in Lugano the “motor-home” where it will be possible to test this platform.

Jody Saglia is CTO & Co-Founder of Movendo Technology.

Randstad CH

as an innovative partner in human resources through research and the inclusion of highly technological profiles.

ROCHE Pharma

Presentation of the ROCHE Pharma Case Study.


Taco de Vries is CEO of Randstad (Schweiz) AG.


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