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The assistive robotics team of the nBio group is led by  Nicolas Garcia-Aracil and our  expertise is on:

– Research and development of new Assistive Robotic devices

– Multimodal Interfaces for Assistive Robotics

– Estimation of user’s intention and affective state

– User behaviour detection and contest factor analysis

– Shared human-machine control of assistive devices


Feb 2015 – Feb 2018 AIDE-Adaptive Multimodal Interfaces to Assist Disabled People in Daily Activities. Role: Coordinator. Budget: 3.409.432 €. Funding agencyEuropean Union HORIZON 2020)  Grant Agreement number: 645322

Oct. 2013 – Sept. 2016: BioMot – Smart Wearable Robots with Bioinspired Sensory-Motor Skills. Funding agency:  European Union under Grant Agreement number FP7-ICT-2013-10-611695.


  1. Supervised and Dynamic Neuro-Fuzzy Systems to Classify Physiological Responses in Robot-Assisted Neurorehabilitation, Luis D. Lledo, Francisco J. Badesa, Miguel Almonacid Kroeger, Jose M., Cano-Izquierdo, Jose M. Sabater Navarro, Eduardo Fernandez, Nicolas Garcia-Aracil, Plos One (Accepted)
  2. Upper-limb kinematic reconstruction during stroke robot-aided therapy, E. Papaleo, L. Zollo, N. Garcia-Aracil, F. J. Badesa, R. Morales, S. Mazzoleni, S. Sterzi, E. Guglielmelli, Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, April, 2015 (online)
  3. Patient-Tailored Assistance: A New Concept of Assistive Robotic Device That Adapts to Individual Users, Morales, R.; Badesa, F.J.; Garcia-Aracil, N.; Perez-Vidal, C.; Sabater, J.M.; Papaleo, E.; Salerno, A.; Zollo, L.; Guglielmelli, E., Robotics & Automation Magazine, IEEE , vol.21, no.3, pp.123,133, Sept. 2014