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  • Congratulations to John Gardenier and Rishi Ramakrishnan who are part of a team that has just been selected to compete in the Amazon Robotics Challenge in Nagoya, Japan at the end of July 2017.
  • [31 May 2017] Congratulations to Sarah McDonald and Tegan Cheng whose work was recognised on 31 May at the NSW Medical Devices Showcase 2017 hosted by Cicada Innovations and NSW Health. Sarah, who is a joint PhD student between the Sydney Medical School and the Australian Centre for Field Robotics, was awarded the MDCTP Incubation at CICADA Innovations Award (6 months), the Davies Collins Cave IP Strategy Award $10,000 and IDE Group Design and Entrepreneurship Award $50,00 for her work on the development of a device for monitoring labour progression. Tegan, who is based at Westmead Hospital with conjoint appointments in the Sydney Medical School and AMME, was also awarded a $10,000 travel scholarship for her work on orthopaedic device design.