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MARCH 16th-17th 2015
The final Review Meeting of the CYBERLEGs project will be held in Florence, at Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, with the participation of Dr. Mariusz Baldyga (European Commission Project Officer), Prof. Brian Davies and Prof. Owen Holland (Project reviewers), and all the project partners.


DECEMBER 16th 2014
Queste Cyberlegs sono fatte per camminare. An interview from Motherboard (Vice Magazine) Watch and Read


DECEMBER 16th 2014
An article from Italian newspaper "LA NAZIONE"
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Call for papers for a special issue on Bioinspired Motor Control for Articulated Robots issued by IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine. The objective is to address and disseminate state-of-the-art research and development in Wearable Robotics for Motion Assistance and Rehabilitation. Guest Editors: Dr. Nicola Vitiello ( Papers are due March 15, 2015. More information here


The CYBERLEGs brochure is now downloadable from here... Download (.PDF)


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RAI SPORT "Galeno", 28th april 2014 Watch the video

NEUROEXOS is an elbow exoskeleton developed by Scuola Supereriore Sant'Anna (Pisa, Italy) which implements a 4-DOF passive mechanism to allign the rotation axes of human and robot joints. It has been recently presented to Ability Channel, a web TV that is especially dedicated to sport events for people with disabilities. Watch the video

HANDEXOS is an exoskeletal device for hand rehabilitation and/or functional assistance. It has been designed for ensure high comfort and address full kinematics compatibility with human hand. Watch the video to see how it works



CYBERLEGs, acronym for “The CYBERnetic Lower-Limb Cognitive Ortho-prosthesis”, is a Collaborative Research project funded by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme. The Consortium, which is composed of five partners from three different EU Countries, is coordinated by NICOLA VITIELLO, from The BioRobotics Institute of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy. The CYBERLEGs project started on February 1, 2012.


The scientific and technological global goal of the CYBERLEGs project is the development of an artificial cognitive system for dysvascular trans-femoral amputees’ lower-limb functional replacement and assistance in activities of daily living. CYBERLEGs will be a robotic system constituted of an active cognitive artificial leg for the functional replacement of the amputated limb and a wearable active orthosis for assisting the contralateral sound limb...


The aim of the CYBERLEGs project is to develop an artificial cognitive system for trans-femoral amputees’ lower-limb functional replacement and assistance. CYBERLEGs wants to research ways of cognitive control, motivated and validated trough the ortho-prosthesis scenario, of a multi-degree-of-freedom system with both lower-limb replacing and assistive capacities. The project will develop know-how on how human can interface a semi-autonomous robotic device which supports the amputee in executing locomotion-related tasks (e.g. walking, stairs climbing), including transients (e.g. start, stop, sit-to-stand, etc. …), in a real life unstructured environment. Research activities within CYBERLEGs aim at pursuing metabolic, cognitive and energy efficiency...