3-year The Right Trousers follow-on project funded

We’re thrilled to announce that a £1.5m 3-year follow-on project, continuing on the work undertaken during The Right Trousers, has been funded. The FREEHAB project will build on the discoveries from The Right Trousers project, starting to translate some of the developed technology from laboratory towards a clinical setting, where it can help physiotherapists andContinue reading “3-year The Right Trousers follow-on project funded”

Electro-ribbon actuators and electro-origami robots

Today some of the Bristol team’s most exciting research into new artificial muscles (that could be used to power the next generation of assitive robotic clothing) was published in the world’s leading robotics journal, Science Robotics. Electro-ribbon actuators are a new type of artificial muscle that are thin as paper, as powerful as human muscle,Continue reading “Electro-ribbon actuators and electro-origami robots”