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WELCOME TO BIOINSPIRED SOFT ROBOTICS
"From Nature To Nature” - A mutual combination of biology and engineering

A highly multidisciplinary approach to designing and developing new technologies, taking inspiration from nature and, at the same time, revealing new biological phenomena.

Our projects

Our projects

BSR Application Challenges

Application Innovations

Agriculture

  • Crop monitoring
  • Soil exploration

Rescue

  • Monitoring and exploration
  • Supply of provisions

Green Planet

  • Green energy harvesting
  • Environmental monitoring

Industry

  • Delicate manipulation
  • Challenging environments

Materials

  • Functional materials
  • Reversible attachment

Health

  • Safe human-interaction
  • Assisted living

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Openings

IIT Publications List

Publications
2022
Brancadoro M., Dimitri M., Boushaki M.N., Staderini F., Sinibaldi E., Capineri L., Cianchi F., Biffi Gentili G., Menciassi A.
A novel microwave tool for robotic liver resection in minimally invasive surgery
Minimally Invasive Therapy and Allied Technologies, vol. 31, (no. 1), pp. 42-49
2022
Meder F., Murali Babu S.P., Mazzolai B.
A plant tendril-like soft robot that grasps and anchors by exploiting its material arrangement
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
2022
Makvandi P., Maleki A., Shabani M., Hutton A.R.J., Kirkby M., Jamaledin R., Fang T., He J., Lee J., Mazzolai B., Donnelly R.F., Tay F.R., Chen G., Mattoli V.
Bioinspired microneedle patches: Biomimetic designs, fabrication, and biomedical applications
Matter, vol. 5, (no. 2), pp. 390-429
2022
Adamatzky A., Ayres P., Beasley A.E., Chiolerio A., Dehshibi M.M., Gandia A., Albergati E., Mayne R., Nikolaidou A., Roberts N., Tegelaar M., Tsompanas M.-A., Phillips N., Wosten H.A.B.
Fungal electronics
BioSystems, vol. 212
2022
Zullo L., Di Clemente A., Maiole F.
How octopus arm muscle contractile properties and anatomical organization contribute to the arm functional specialization
Journal of Experimental Biology