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About the Wearable Robotics

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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"Wearable Assistive Robotics is becoming famous in the space of assistive Advanced mechanics with various frameworks created lately to help upper and lower appendages."

Read more via @AnalyticsInMe: https://www.analyticsinsight.net/wearable-assistive-robotics-is-the-hot-topic-in-the-tech-sphere/

A team of @MIT scientists is using an autonomous machine knitting process to design and digitally fabricate soft pneumatic actuators.

Read the article via @DesignBoom: https://www.designboom.com/technology/mit-scientists-autonomous-knitting-soft-assistive-robotic-wearables-05-03-2022/

Congratulations to our #WearRAcon 22 Innovation Challenge Winners: XtremedX Temperature/Pressure Sensing Insole for Diabetics (Team: Carl Marshbanks; Dr. Andrew Clark; Becky Delegge; Prahaladh Paniyil; and Meredith Stegall)

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