Seminar: Bioinspired Robotics

bioinspired robotics

EPFL Bioinspired Platform invites you to our next Research & Industry Seminar on the topic of Bioinspired Robotics. Join us to learn how researchers and companies and are getting inspired by nature to create robots with autonomous movement that respond and adapt to their environment.

We are extremely honored to have with us Elias Knubben who is leading Bionic Projects at Festo. Dr Knubben who will give an industrial flavor to this discussion and will show us us how Festo is gaining competitive advantage by capitalizing on bioinspired innovations.



26th June 2018, 15-18h

Followed by a discussion and Aperitif


EPFL BC building, 4th floor, room BC 420


This Seminar is intended for professionals and PhD students in both industry and academia who are interested in opportunities and new solutions that bioinspired approach brings to the fields of robotics.

REGISTRATION – Please register here.

Registration is free but mandatory due to limited number of participants (max. 60 persons).

PROGRAM – Invited Speakers: Elias Knubben, Head of Corporate Bionics Projects, Festo

Prof. Auke Ijspeert, Biorobotics Laboratory, EPFL

Dr. sc Felt Wyatt Marshall, Reconfigurable Robotics Laboratory, EPFL

Seminar will be followed by an apero that will permit us to continue discussing on the topic.



For all the additional information please contact:

Darja Dubravcic, Bioinspired Platform Coordinator,


This event is organized by EPFL Bioinspired Platform and EPFL Vice-presidency for Innovation