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07/28/2020 - 07/30/2020 | Online Conference via Zoom

Living Machines. 9. International Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems

The conference focuses on understanding the principles of natural and artificial systems

The University of Freiburg, its Cluster of Excellence Living, Adaptive and Energy-autonomous Materials Systems (livMatS) and the Institute for Bioengineering Catalonia/Spain will host virtually the "Living Machines. 9. International Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems" from 28 to 30 July 2020.

The conference focuses on understanding and harnessing the principles of natural systems and the flow of communication signals between living and artificial systems.

The conference will bring together researchers from various disciplines such as biomimetics, robotics, neuroscience and materials science in an online edition. Researchers will present their work in lectures, poster sessions and workshops. In addition, leading international scientists will report on new developments in four plenary talks.

Plenary Talks:

Auke Jan Ijspeert (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne/Switzerland)
Using Biorobots to Investigate Extant and Extinct Animal Locomotion

Bas Overvelde( AMOLF Amsterdam/The Netherlands)
Adaptive Behaviour Through Decentralized Reinforced Learning in Soft Robotic Matter

Holk Cruse (Bielefeld University/Germany)
From Walking To Cognition, A Decentralized, Insect-Inspired Hexapod Controller

Li Zhaoping (MPI for Biological Cybernetics Tübingen/Germany)
The ESD Framework For Understanding Vision

Information on participating / attending:
The participation in the conference is free of charge. You will receive the link to the virtual room with your registration.


07/28/2020 09:15 - 07/30/2020 17:00

Event venue:

Online via Zoom.
Online Conference via Zoom

Target group:

Journalists, Scientists and scholars



Subject areas:

Biology, Construction / architecture, Information technology, Materials sciences, Medicine

Types of events:

Conference / symposium / (annual) conference




Nicolas Scherger


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