The Surgical Robot Challenge is an annual international competition attracting some of the leading surgical robotics groups from around the world compete for a prize fund of £15,000. This was a compelling contest between some of the leading surgical robotics groups from around the world. This challenge showcased innovative new ideas in surgical robotics across a range of surgical robot platforms.

The challenge encouraged entries from across the world and the award ceremony will announce the winners in each of the 3 categories:

  • Application
  • Innovation
  • Design

Each winning team will receive a £5,000 GBP prize and their video entries will be posted on UK-RAS and Hamlyn Symposium websites.

The runner-ups from each category will receive honourable mentions during the ceremony and their video entries will be posted on the UK-RAS and Hamlyn Symposium websites alongside the winning entries.

A press release will be issued shortly after the ceremony announcing all winning teams.

17:00 – 17:05

Ceremony begins with a welcome introduction by Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham, Co-Director of IGHI, Professor of Surgery, Imperial College London, UK

First Category: Application 17:05 – 17:20

  • Presentation on the Application category by TBC
  • Announcement of runner up team by Professor Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena, Co-Director of the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College, UK
  • Announcement of winning team by Professor Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena, Co-Director of the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College, UK

Second Category: Innovation 17:20 – 17:35

  • Presentation on the Innovation category by TBC
  • Announcement of runner up team by Professor Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena, Co-Director of the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College, UK
  • Announcement of winning team Professor Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena, Co-Director of the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College, UK

Third Category: Design 17:35 – 17:50

  • Presentation on the Design category by TBC
  • Announcement of runner up team by Professor Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena, Co-Director of the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College, UK
  • Announcement of winning team by Professor Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena, Co-Director of the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College, UK

17:50 – 18:00

Panel Discussion led by Professor Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena, Co-Director of the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College, UK and close.

Free Registration. Times are in BST

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