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About the Wearable Robotics
Association

We are dedicated to the entrepreneurs, businesses and academics fueling the wearable robotics industry.

The Wearable Robotics Association (WearRA) is the only professional association dedicated to the entrepreneurs, businesses and academics fueling the wearable robotics industry. WearRA provides a forum for the wearable robotics community to share ideas and collaborate in a way that expands and improves the ecosystem of technologies and participants.

This is achieved by

Linking the global community through conferences, web discussions and direct collaboration

Bringing together industry, academia and government participants seeking to create holistic solutions

Assisting small businesses & entrepreneurs in prospering as they seek to innovate the next generation of wearable robotic systems

Advocating for members with governments and regulatory bodies

Educating and informing regulatory bodies and the public

Our Executive Leadership

Joseph K. Hitt, PhD
Executive Director

R. Bruce Floersheim, PhD
Director of Operations

Arun Jayaraman, PT, PhD
Director of Global Outreach

Thomas Sugar, PE, PhD
Director of Science & Technology

Philip Sugar
Director of Strategy

Urs Schneider, MD
Executive Director, Europe

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Dr. Erik Enegberg from @FloridaAtlantic University speaks about his research into a wearable soft robotic armband. This could be a life-changing device for prosthetic hands users who have long-desired advances in dexterity.

Read more via @AZoRobotics: https://www.azorobotics.com/Article.aspx?ArticleID=529

#WearableRobotics startup Biomotum—developer of wearable robots to promote mobility in people who have difficulty walking—took home $300,000 at the Angel Oregon Life and Bioscience grand final event Thursday in Portland.

Read more via @GeekWire: https://www.geekwire.com/2022/robotic-exoskeleton-startup-wins-oregon-life-and-biosciences-angel-competition/

“We will utilize this momentum to further drive our commitment in robotics research.”

@Samsung is seeking @US_FDA approval for its assistive robot “GEMS Hip,” that acts as an #Exoskeleton for users with mobility issues.

Read more via @IoTWorldToday: https://www.iotworldtoday.com/2022/05/25/samsung-seeks-fda-approval-for-wearable-exoskeleton-robot/

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