The I-Hub Foundation for Cobotics (IHFC), Technology Innovation Hub (TIH) of the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) and iHub Anubhuti, the TIH of Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIITD), signed an MoU in presence of Prof.V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi and Prof. Ranjan Bose, Director, IIIT Delhi to set up India’s first Medical Cobotics Centre (MCC) at IIIT-Delhi.
The Medical Cobotics Centre (MCC) will be a technology-enabled medical simulation and training facility for young resident doctors. It will act as a validation centre for research outcomes in the area of healthcare robotics and digital health. The centre would facilitate the training of other healthcare professionals, paramedical staff, technicians, engineers, and researchers.The training programmes will be designed in consultation with leading experts from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, Jodhpur, and other prestigious medical colleges who will be empanelled as guest faculty. Training will be offered at multiple levels (basic/advanced) in urology, neurology, laparoscopy, and other domains.