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RCA Robotics Laboratory

Combining creative techniques, mechanisms and functions from nature and art, and approaches from the experimental sciences, the RCA Robotics Laboratory develops new robotic technologies enhancing access, safety and performance in a wide range of industrial applications.

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Soft Robotics

Soft Robotics

Leveraging latest advances in soft materials, flexible and liquid electronics, interrupted additive manufacturing and cyber-physical design, RCA’s soft robotics research will take revolutionary steps towards embodiment of mechanical intelligence, proprioception and connectivity into the new generation of robots and telerobotic servicing devices.
Mobility, manipulation and attachment

Robot Mobility, Manipulation & Attachment

Learning from nature, we develop technologies enhancing the ability of robots for mobility and manipulation in challenging environments.
Multi-modal Sensing

Multi-modal Sensing

Integrating bespoke sensing capabilities into robotic systems, so that they are more human-like.

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