March 2014

Highlighted News

* Inaugural issue of Soft Robotics published; complimentary access to the entire issue is available at:

* Press Release: Robotic Fish Designed to Perform Escape Maneuvers Described in Soft Robotics Journal

* First International Conference on Soft Robotics in Germany (June 23-24, Stuttgart, Germany)

* First RoboSoft Coordination Action Plenary Meeting:

On March 31 and April 1, 2014 the RoboSoft Coordination Action has organized the first Plenary Meeting of the soft robotics community in Pisa (Italy) at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. The event has involved members of the RoboSoft Community, representative scientists and researchers of different disciplines, and young students. Plenary talks, teaser and poster presentations by students, and working group consultations have been organized during the two days. Documents of the meeting, pictures and presentations are available at:

Published Journal Articles

* Soft manipulation:

* Soft sensing, artificial skin, electronic skin:

* Soft human-robot interactions:

* Growing robot:

* Soft actuator, flexible actuator, compliant actuator:

* Soft robotics application:

* Biological studies:

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