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Opening BruBotics Rehabilitation Research Center

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We are happy to announce the official opening of the BruBotics Rehabilitation Research Center!

We will welcome you on Wednesday 14 September in the afternoon for an inspiring afternoon and of course a visit to the lab.

Full programme

13u - doors open

13u30-13u40: Welcome word, Prof. dr. Karin Vanderkerken (Vice Rector Research VUB)

13u40-14u10: Birth & vision of BruBotics, Dirk Lefeber (founder BRUBOTICS VUB)

14u10-14u40: Use of technology in rehabilitation, dr. Erik Prinsen (departement head rehab technology, Roessingh Research and Development)

14u40-15u10: From research to spin-off, Pierre Cherelle (CEO Axiles Bionics)

15u10-15u30: Vision and future of the BRRC, Prof. dr. Eva Swinnen (Chair BRRC VUB)

15u30-16u30: Visit of the lab with demonstrators of BruBotics rehabilitation technologies

16u30-…  Drinks!


We kindly ask you to register via the VUB website, using following link:


We will kick-off the formal part in the Erasmus auditorium (4010) at the Erasmus Hogeschool building (in which the lab is located) at the campus Jette of the VUB.


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