The RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics - BioRob 2018 - is a joint effort of the two IEEE Societies of Robotics and Automation - RAS - and Engineering in Medicine and Biology - EMBS. BioRob covers both theoretical and experimental challenges posed by the application of robotics and mechatronics in medicine and biology. The primary focus of Biorobotics is to analyze biological systems from a "biomechatronic" point of view, trying to understand the scientific and engineering principles underlying their extraordinary performance. This profound understanding of how biological systems work, behave and interact can be used for two main objectives: to guide the design and fabrication of novel, high performance bio-inspired machines and systems for many different applications; and to develop novel nano, micro-, macro- devices that can act upon, substitute parts of, and assist human beings in prevention, diagnosis, surgery, prosthetics, rehabilitation.

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Important dates

  • Conference Dates

    26 Aug.



    29 Aug.


  • 15 Feb.


    Abstract submission deadline

  • 15 Feb.


    Draft paper submission deadline

  • 15 May.


    Draft paper acceptance notification

  • 31 May.


    Final paper deadline

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  • IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
    IEEE Robotics and Automation Society