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Organized in Elche the International Workshop on Assistive & Rehabilitation Technology – IWART


During the days December 14th to 16th, 2016, the International Workshop on Assistive & Rehabilitation Technology – IWART. This workshop is addressed to researchers and professionals interested in Assistive & Rehabilitation Robotics and in the new perspectives in this field provided by the direct link to neuroscience.

The workshop is organized by TECNIT professor Dr. Nicolás García.

The complete program can be viewed at: link


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Miércoles, 9 de noviembre de 2016 Sin comentarios

EMXYS NAOsat Cubesat platform has entered study phase to protect Earth from asteroid impacts

ImagenThe European Space Agency – ESA has selected EMXYS NAOsat nano satellite platform, in the frame of the Asteroid Geological Explorer project, as a candidate for the demonstration payload of the Asteorid Impact Mission that, in cooperation with NASA, plans to rendezvous the asteroid Didymos in 2020 to study Near-Earth Orbit mitigation techniques and understand the Solar System evolution.

EMXYS is a company leaded by Dr. José Antonio Carrasco and Francisco Javier García de Quirós, professors of the UMH Electronic Technology Division and TECNIT collaborators, which is located in the Scientific Park of UMH.

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Sábado, 23 de abril de 2016 Sin comentarios

Nicolás García coordinates a European project about multimodal interfaces ot assist disabled people

03-02-15-proyecto-europeoDr. Nicolás GarcĂ­a, profesor of the Biomedical Neuroengineeirng Group, coordinates a European research project entitled “AIDE – Adaptive Multimodal Interfaces to Assist Disabled People in Daily Activities”. The goal of this study is to contribute to develop improvements in the user-technology multimodal interface, with modularity and adaptability to diabled people. The budget of the project is 3,4 million euros, and it is composed of 9  institutions and companies from Italy, Germany, United Kingdom and Spain.

The project is financed by tje Horizon 2020 european program, and will be developed for three years.

In addition to Prof. García, the UMH team includes Prof. Eduardo Fernández and Prof. José María Sabater, from the UMH Biomedical Neuroengineeirng Group

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Lunes, 30 de marzo de 2015 Sin comentarios

Jose M. Azorin gives a seminar about brain-machine interfaces to control robotic exoskeletons in San Diego (USA)

Azorin San DiegoJose M. Azorin has participated as invited speaker in the tutorial “Brain-Machine Interfaces (BMI): From Neural Decoding to Real-World Applications” in the framework of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2014), which has been held in San Diego, CA, USA in October 5-8, 2014.

Prof. Azorin’s talk has been focused on the Brain-Computer Interfaces to control robotic exoskeletons that have been developed at UMH. In this tutorial 4 speakers from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland), University College London (United Kingdom), Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA (USA) and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) have also participated.

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Miércoles, 15 de octubre de 2014 Sin comentarios

José María Azorin participates in an international congress on robotic exoskeletons in Bayonne

15-09-14-exoesqueletos-214x300Prof. José María Azorin, director of the Department of Systems Engineering and Automation, participates in the International Conference on Robotic Exoskeletons, to be held in Bayonne on September 19th. During the day, Prof. Azorín will present the brain interfaces developed at the UMH Brain-Machine Interfaces Laboratory, in the framework of the European project and the Spanish project BioMot Brain2. More Info

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Lunes, 15 de septiembre de 2014 Sin comentarios

José M. Azorín participates in a meeting at the University of Houston (USA)

Azorin SmallJosé M. Azorín participated on March 28, 2014, in a meeting at the University of Houston (USA) with members of the Brain-Machine Interface Systems laboratory in the framework of the European project BioMot (Smart Wearable Robots with Bioinspired Sensory-Motor Skills).


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Lunes, 31 de marzo de 2014 Sin comentarios

New European project

Proyecto EU AzorinDr. José María Azorin leads the research team of the UMH that has just started its participation last October 2013 in the European project BioMot: Smart Wearable Robots with Bioinspired Sensory-Motor Skills. This project is funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union (FP7-ICT-2013-10 – Grant Agreement no. 611695). The project lasts 3 years.

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Viernes, 22 de noviembre de 2013 Sin comentarios