CYBATHLON of ETH Zurich

CYBATHLON of ETH Zurich offers a platform to advance research in the field of assistive technology and to promote the dialogue with the public about the inclusion of people with disabilities in everyday life. Main driver is a unique championship in which people with physical disabilities compete against each other to complete everyday tasks using state-of-the-art technical assistance systems.

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CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition

At the CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition 51 teams from 20 countries competed against each other, completing everyday tasks with the help of state-​of-the-art assistance systems. Due to the Covid-​19 pandemic, the teams competed in different time zones and locations. Apart from the winning teams, the technological advances attracted the most attention, as they also promote social inclusion.

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CYBATHLON goes on!

ETH Zurich has decided to host the next CYBATHLON Edition in 2024 in Switzerland. The Organising Committee is currently analysing the experiences of the CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition carefully, considering how the innovations and ideas from this format might be incorporated in the coming years. Until 2024, CYBATHLON Series and Experiences will be carried out and new projects initiated.

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14th June 2021

A world without barriers: Inclusion as a matter of course

What will our world look like in 2040? How do we communicate, travel and work? What’s on our minds, and what isn’t anymore? This is how CYBATHLON's communications manager imagines a day in 2040.

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14th November 2020

This was the CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition

Today was the last day of the CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition. In total, 51 teams from 20 countries competed against each other, completing everyday tasks with the help of state-of-the-art assistance systems. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the teams competed for the first time in different time zones and locations. Apart from the winning teams, the technological advances attracted the most attention, as they also promote social inclusion.

At the CYBATHLON 2016 prosthetic leg pilot gets up from the sofa station
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10th November 2020

Join us live at the CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition

On 13 and 14 November, the CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition will be broadcast on the new CYBATHLON website. In this one-​of-a-kind championship initiated by ETH, individuals with disabilities compete using the latest assistance technologies. Over 50 teams from around the world will be taking part in the qualifying rounds.

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