The Berkeley Robotics & Human Engineering Laboratory’s medical exoskeleton, Phoenix, and its specific use for children with Cerebral Palsy was named as one of the top 20 finalists in the Robotics for Good competition. Phoenix was chosen from a pool of 664 entries, from 121 countries, in December of 2015. The competition and judging ceremony were held in Dubai this past Saturday, February 6th. Professor Kazerooni’s team won a prize of $1,000,000 and are invited to showcase their novel design in the Government Summit today in Dubai.
The lab was also recently featured in the Berkeley News! Check out the story here.