The Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is a Research Foundation, founded in 2006, to promote scientific excellence in "Humanoid" technology with a focus of 4 key technological platforms (Neurosciences, Nanobiotechnologies, Drug Discovery Development and Robotics). The Institute currently has over 600 researchers with over 160 working exclusively in the area of robotics.
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The University Hospital of Besançon counts with sophisticated technical platforms, 1304 beds, 4300 support staff, and 827 medical staff. This clinical partner will be involved in µRALP through its Clinical Investigation Centre on Innovative Technology (Inserm CIT 808), ENT Department, Radiology Department, Institute of Anatomy and its Platform of Histopathology.
The ENT Department of the University of Genoa is a section of a macro department: the Department of Surgical and Diagnostic Sciences (DISC). Their research activities are conducted in deep association with the San Martino University Hospital, which counts with 4000 professionals, 700 of which are medical doctors. San Martino's hospital treats over 60 thousand patients a year and supports DISC research in many areas, including: Organ transplants, in particular kidney and liver transplants; Management of hospital-acquired bacterial infections; Anaesthetic drugs; and Development of new techniques and devices for general surgery.