We kindly invite you to our XVI Conference on Medical Robots held in Zabrze. The conference is organized by the International Society for Medical Robotics. In response to a broad interest among representatives of science, medicine and the media, the scope of our annual meeting of research workers, designers, constructors and users of robots will cover all robotized equipment used in medicine.

Originally the conference organized in Foundation of Cardiac Surgery Development was inspired by the group of scientists and constructors of Polish surgical robot called Robin Heart. The project launched in 2000 included open conferences assessing the progress of works and gave the directions for numerous practical applications. Robin Heart project greatly contributed to the revival of medical robotics in Poland.

During the International “Medical Robots 2018” conference a progress of surgery robot Robin Heart project development will be demonstrated. During the conference there will be a special session of the competition for young scientists for the “Statue of Robin” Jury award and the audience award “Arrows of Robin”.

The conference will host the unusual guests and will provide an opportunity for a fair review of the rapidly developing science and technology.

Medical Robots 2016 conference will be held on 7-8 December 2018.

The first day of scientific conference on medical robotic will be open to all who want to partcipate. The next day a meeting of the Academy of Art Design Medical Robots – Academy ISMR, is closed, entrance only for members of the Association, active Medical Robots participants in 2018 (reporting work) and guests invited by the Association. At this meeting we intend to bring together experts in many fields of science – psychology and sociology by specialists in industrial design and other arts to the representatives of users – general medicine and medical services. We want to learn how to design medical robots that are useful and beautiful to meet the social expectations.


The method of registration and notification:

The deadline for submitting entries:

Summary of work (1 page A4) should be sent no later than 11.11.2018. Email:

Full employment (3-6 pages A4) should be sent no later than 11.11.2018. Email:


The term of the conference: 7-8 December 2018

Place: conference room of the Foundation for Cardiac Surgery Development in Zabrze, ul. Wolności 345 a.

Due to limited number of seats (120) in the conference hall seats are guaranteed to the speakers, people with a personal invitation and members of the International Association for Medical Robotics.

Language applicable at the conference: Polish and English.


Competition for young participants Medical Robots 2018 has an international character. Young people fascinated by robotics who have not choosen their college yet are also welcomed.

Conditions for the competition:

1. The age of the authors of works up 35 years

2. sending the original individual or collective volume of 3-6 pages (MS Word), concerning a medical robots (design, construction, testing, application, etc.).

3. The applicable language is Polish or English

4. The deadline for submission 11.11.2018,

5. Address for submission of entries:

The method of assessment of work: – The jury of specialists in many fields of science, technology and medicine will be judged by the novelty, originality, integrity of research and the importance of working for the development of robotic devices used in medicine – the Jury at the end of the conference awards the Statue of Robin, and gathered in the courtroom audience during ballot awards the Arrow Robin.


Chairman – Dr. Zbigniew Nawrat, tel. (+48 32) 373 56 64, email:

Organizers  of the conference is:


the International Society for Medical Robotics – WWW

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the Professor Zbigniew Religa  Foundation of Cardiac Surgery Development – WWW.


Silesian Center for Heart Diseases – WWW

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