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The WearRAcon Innovation Challenge 2019 is Now Open for Submissions!

October 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Wearable Robotics Association Innovation Challenge 2019 is now accepting submissions until January 20th of next year.  The challenge will pit inventors, student teams, labs, and emerging companies in a friendly competition of ingenuity and creativity.  Everyone from solo creators to full teams are invited to throw their hat in the ring. [more]

WearRAcon18 Innovation Challenge

July 19, 2018 // 2 Comments

The Wearable Robotics Association Innovation Challenge 2018 brought once again single innovators, research labs, design teams and startup wearable companies from around the world in Phoenix in a friendly innovation challenge in front of the majority of the exoskeleton industry.  Entering into its third year, the WearRAcon18 Innovation Challenge [more]

First Ever Applied Collegiate Exoskeleton Competition 2018 Coming May 5, 2018

March 6, 2018 // 1 Comment

Friendly competition is the best way to spur innovation.  The first ever Applied Collegiate Exoskeleton Competition (ACE) aims to push forward exoskeleton technology at the collegiate level.  Scheduled to be held on May 5, 2018, ACE intends to bring student teams from across the U.S.  The teams will design and build in their respective [more]

Announcing the Mobility Unlimited Challenge

January 2, 2018 // 3 Comments

The Toyota Mobility Foundation and Nesta’s Challenge Prize Centre have teamed up together to create the Mobility Unlimited Challenge with a whopping $4 million prize fund!  Unlike many similar competitions over the years, the Mobility Unlimited Challenge was specifically designed with exoskeleton developers in mind. How does the Mobility [more]

WearRAcon16 Day 2 Report

February 12, 2016 // 1 Comment

The first Wearable Robotics Association Convention, WearRAcon16 is in full swing in its second and busiest day.  Exoskeleton experts from around the world started exchanging ideas early in the morning during a breakfast sponsored by the Arizona State University (did we mention there has been fantastic food throughout the duration of the [more]

Announcing 2016 Soft Robotics Toolkit Competition

January 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

The resource website, Soft Robotics Toolkit has announced the 2nd edition of the Soft Robotics Competitions.  For the 2016 calendar year, the competition will be divided into three demographic groups: high school students, college students and research contributors. Important Dates: Entries in all three categories share the same key dates for the [more]

Cybathlon – Powered Exoskeleton Race, October 2016

September 9, 2015 // 3 Comments

The Cybathlon, or Cyber-Athlon, is a dedicated competition for people with disabilities and their mobility enabling devices.  The Cybathlon will be held on the 8th of October 2016 in the Swiss Arena in Zurich, Switzerland.  The event is organized by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich).  Hocoma, the maker of the [more]