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MR2G Bio-Engineering Unit




 
The MR2G Bio-Engineering Unit applies its engineering capabilities for biomedical research and technology development. By integrating expertise in electronics, artificial intelligence, micromachining and material technologies with biological and medical sciences, the MR2G Bio-Engineering Unit is uniquely positioned to conduct multi-disciplinary biomedical research. 

Research is being done on the design and development of robots and devices that will assist disabled people and surgeons. The different requirements that are needed for these devices are investigated which involve video transmission, communication and control for each device’s unique capabilities. The types of devices that are being researched are medical practitioner’s aiding devices; disabled people’s support devices and bio-mechatronics devices.
 

Exoskeleton Arms 

Exoskeleton Arms
 
Exoskeleton Legs

Exoskeleton legs

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