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BIRL in the media news

20.03.2014 Noonee, one of Swiss national start-up teams ready for a trip to the US

17.01.2014 A paper by Wang et al. has been published in Bioinspiration & Biomimetics (also see coverage by New Scientist, Discovery Channel,, Electronic Products, Ny Teknik, Futura Sciences, Biofutur)

14.01.2014 Three papers by Wang et al., Brodbeck, Guenther et al. have been accepted for IEEE ICRA 2014

07.01.2014 The proposal for IEEE ICRA 2014 workshop for soft and stiffness controllable robots for minimally invasive surgery is accepted

26.12.2013 A paper by Nurzaman et al. has been published in PLOS ONE (also see coverage by ETH News, Tages Anzeiger)

07.11.2013 Successfully organized IEEE/RSJ IROS 2013 Workshop on Soft Technologies for Wearable Robots, 07/11/2013, Tokyo, Japan

23.10.2013 Keith Gunura and Bryan Anastasiades were accepted for Venture Kick Stage 2
11.10.2013 Dr. Kohei Nakajima received a Hakubi award from Kyoto University in Japan

25.-29.09.2013 Birl supported art exhibition Natural Intrinsic by Mara Elsa in Zurich

14.-19.07.2013 Successfully organized 2013 International Workshop on Soft Robotics (SoftRobot2013), Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland

26.06.2013 Spin-off Noonee's website is ready

17.06.2013 Paper co-authored with Blumberg from University of Iowa has been published in Current Biology (also see coverage by National Geographic)

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