Surgical Robot Challenge

The Hamlyn Surgical Robot Challenge 2019 is an annual international competition with the aim of showcasing the latest innovative and technological advancements in surgical robotics.

Competition Format :

All applicants are asked to enter a two minute video demo of their entry. (This is to be submitted online via the fom link below).

The entries shortlisted will be invited to London* and present a live demonstration of their entry on Sunday 23rd June 2019.  

*Any teams unable to attend will be considered for the video category portion of the competition and will be unable to progress any further.

The winning team will be announced during the award ceremony held as part of the International Robotics Showcase Event on  Thursday 27th June 2019.


There is a total prize fund of £10k consisting of multiple cash prizes and tickets to the Hamlyn Symposium 2019 and the International Robotics Showcase Event

How to Enter:
Submit your video here via the online application form
Deadline: 15th March 2019

Steering Committee 
Guang-Zhong Yang, Imperial College London, UK (Chair)
Russell Taylor, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Simon DiMaio, Intuitive Surgical Inc, USA
Cyrill van Tiesenhausen, KUKA Robotics, Germany
Robert Merrifield, Imperial College London, UK

Marianne Knight UK-RAS Network Manager, Imperial College London, UK 

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