Mako robot arm

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Intelligent Surgical Drill System

Our researcher Wei Yao has been working with his team to develop an intelligent drill and navigation system for orthopaedic surgery. It aims to significantly improve implant positioning, patient outcomes and healthcare costs.

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Smartphone device to tackle blindness

A portable eye examination kit which consists of smartphone apps and an adapter, has been engineered at the University of Strathclyde and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. It can be used by health workers anywhere in the world to test eyes easily and affordably in the community.

Portable Eye Examination Kit in use.

MUKTI project

This is an initiative within the Department of Biomedical Engineering which is committed to providing improvement in delivery of prosthetic and orthotic services in India.

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