Mechatronics and Robotics
Focus areas are the development of mechatronic devices and robotics for medical applications. This includes synergistic devices such as mechatronic transport aids and "smart instruments". These are intelligent mechatronic instruments to assist the surgeon. Integrated miniaturized sensors and actuators help to intraoperatively identify important parameters and to optimize the therapeutic process. Robotics enhance surgeons abilities for an optimized surgical process control and telemanipulation tasks.