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Daegu Research Center for Medical Devices & Robotics

The Daegu Research Center for Medical Devices and Robotics conducts research related to medical devices and robots to improve quality of life, advance medical technology, and promote the Daegu-Gyeongbuk region’s mechanical manufacturing industry in accordance with government policy.

Department of Medical Devices

Research Topics

  • On-site diagnosis platforms for rapid, precise, autonomous monitoring
  • AI-based digital healthcare technology
  • Bio-chip and bio-sensor design and fabrication technology
  • Bio-signal, neural signal, and biomechanical analysis

Major Achievements

Swab robot-integrated fast PCR system

A fully automated nucleic acid extraction, rapid amplification, and detection robot with integrated non-face-to-face sample collection functionality to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19

Department of Medical Robotics

Research Topics

  • AI-based image processing and image-guided navigation technology
  • Robot mechanism design technology
  • Remote operation and haptic feedback interaction controls
  • Wearable exoskeleton technology

Major Achievements

Robotic prosthetic legs for amputees

Developed ankle- and knee-type robotic prosthetic legs capable of natural walking even with changes in walking speed and terrain. This technology actively controls the torque and angle of the ankle and knee joints, strongly simulating natural human motion.