IROB @ Hamlyn Surgical Robot Challenge

‘Surgical Robot Challenge 2017 is an international competition
This promises to be a compelling contest between some of the leading surgical robotics groups from around the world. The aim of this challenge is to exploit the unique expertise of the consortium in medical robotics to develop low-cost robot-assisted surgical and diagnostic devices that can benefit the NHS as well as be used as solutions for global health. Our aim is to enable the creation of new concepts for affordable systems especially with potential for applications in the developing world.' (from

IROB's DVRK team participated at the Hamlyn Surgical Robot Challenge in London with the project 'Automated blunt dissection'. After the live demo the teams took their presentations in front of the judging panel. The challenge highlights will be presented this afternoon by professor Guang-Zhong Yang.