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UK: Medical Robotics for Contagious Diseases Challenge 2020

Across the world, robots and drones are being repurposed and deployed as part of the COVID-19 response. For example: There are robots disinfecting hospitals or automated systems supporting the testing of millions of people. The UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems Network is running an online challenge for the use of medical robot technologies in areas such as disease prevention, diagnostics, screening, patient care and disease management.

Key deadlines:

  • Submission of video entries: 30 September
  • Review and acceptance: 14 October
  • Final video, presentation & two-page paper: 28 October
  • Online presentation and interview: 6 November

All applicants are asked to send a 2-minute video demo of their entry.

For more information and submission to this challenge, please click here.

To discuss this topic in the COVID-19 forum, please click here.

Deadline: 
Wednesday, 30 September, 2020
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