BruBotics is a joint initiative of 8 research groups of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) sharing a common vision: improving our quality of life through Human-Centered Robotics. By combining expertise in engineering, life, computer and social sciences on the topic of Human Robotics, BruBotics enables cross-boundary and cross-industry innovation and collaboration, and aims to become one of the top European influencers in the Human Robotics ecosystem.

Offering solution driven research for your needs:

  • Robots & Multibody Mechanics (R&MM)
  • Electronics & Informatics (ETRO)
  • Belgian Ageing Studies (BAS)
  • Artificial Intelligence lab (COMO)
  • Human Physiology (MFYS)
  • Industrial Engineers (INDI)
  • Studies on Media, Information and Telecommunication (SMIT)
  • Neurological Revalidation (RERE)

Learn more about the ClaXon (iMinds ICON) human-robot and MIRAD (IWT SBO): bringing intelligent robot assistive technology closer to reality. Download the brochure


- Human Robot interaction
- Human Robot collaboration
- Social Robots
- Collaborative robots (cobots)
- Compliant Actuation
- Self-Healing actuation
- Nuclear robotics
- Exoskeletons
- Bionic prosthetics
- Novel sensors & imagers
- Multi-dimensional signal processing
- Affective computing
- Ageing
- Care innovation
- Social innovation
- Mechatronics
- Robot design
- Robotic assistive technology
- Robotic rehabilitation
- Cognition and electrocortical processes in the brain
- Machine learning
- Deep neural networks
- Learning for multi-agent systems
- Reinforcement Learning
- Co-creation
- User experience studies
- Business analysis
- Policy analysis
- Neurological revalidation
-Revalidation psychology

Brussels Human Robotic research center
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Pleinlaan 2 | Building Z | 2nd floor
B-1050 Brussels | Belgium

President: Prof. Dr. Ir. Dirk Lefeber
[T] +32 (0)2 629 28 64 | [E]
Business Developer: Lennert Vierendeels
[M] +32 (0)472 71 29 69 | [E]