Press inquiries

For all press related inquiries, please contact Lennert Vierendeels on +32 (0)472/71.29.69 or the press department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Sicco Wittermans: +32 (0) 473 96 41 37)

This section contains the press releases related to BruBotics and a download section with high resolution pictures and videos that can be used by the press. Please inform us by email with a (digital) copy of the article and use as credit “BruBotics - Vrije Universiteit Brussel” unless stated otherwise.

Press Releases

BruBotics Launch Event


Press kit

BruBotics one pager

BruBotics brochure


We are working on making more high quality pictures and video's readily available. In the mean time, contact us with your specific requests.

DREAM: social robots for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Probo: a huggable robotic friend

MIRAD exoskeleton

CYBERLEGs bionic lower-limb prosthetic video (youtube)

ALTACRO rehabilitation exoskeleton video (youtube)

BruBotics logo (.eps)

BruBotics logo (.jpg)

BruBotics in the press

Our CYBATHLON #TeamBruBotics has received extensive press coverage. An overview:

And many others.

The largest Chinese broadcaster, Chinese Central Television featured BruBotics on its English newschannel as part of its series on Industry 4.0.

The largest Belgian (Flemish) radio station, Radio 2, had an item on BruBotics during their primetime show 'Spits met David'.

You can re-listen here (as from 1hour 13 minutes)


and others featured the BruBotics launch event.

The Belgian business magazine Trends featured BruBotics in its special edition of March 2016 on the Rise of the Robots, under the headline 'We surely cannot miss such an opportunity'? ("Zo'n kans mogen we toch niet missen").

Canvas, a Belgian public TV broadcaster, featured two interactive stories (in Dutch) on their website on Robotics, with BruBotics professors Bram Vanderborght (Robotics & Multibody Mechanics) and Ann Nowe (Artificial Intelligence)

Automation Magazine featured prof. Bram Vanderborght (Robots & Multibody Mechanics) in their Robotics dossier (Dutch)







Eén featured professor Bram Vanderborght (Robots & Multibody Mechanics) in the primetime popular science show 'De Schuur van Scheire", where he talks among others on the ASIMO robot from Honda.

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