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The Swiss specialist for quality drives

maxon develops and builds precise electric drives that are among the best in the world. Brushed and brushless DC motors, gearheads, encoders and controllers are combined to mechatronic systems. Since 1961, companies from the medical technology, robotics, industrial automation, mobility and aerospace industry trust in the reliable maxon drives – used wherever the requirements are particularly high, and no compromises will be tolerated. Whether on Earth or on Mars.



The drive specialist maxon already supported the CYBATHLON 2016 as a partner and sponsor. Among other contributions, the trainees of the company built a height-adjustable podium. maxon joined the second event without hesitation, this time as a Presenting Partner. Their motors, gearheads and controllers have been used in prostheses, exoskeletons and wheelchairs for years. maxon is very proud to be a partner in such an inspiring project. Eugen Elmiger, CEO maxon Group says: “We believe that excellent engineers with a curiosity for new things can make the world a better place. This is why maxon has supported the CYBATHLON right from the start.”

maxon and CYBATHLON are a perfect match. Because their engineers and their technology help to build bridges between people with and without disabilities. Through this cooperation, maxon learns what the future market will place on their products and thus, prepare themselves for the future. The company is involved in many of the participating teams, offering support with discounted drives and know-how through its Young Engineers Program. For more information please visit:


maxon Webinar

What are the challenges when setting up an exoskeleton drive?

Don't miss the free maxon Webinar focusing on the development of drive systems for robotic applications. Fabian Schnyder and Otto Ineichen – Business Development Medical at maxon – talk about requirements an exoskeleton needs to fulfill and how maxon meets the needs of the future robotics market with is specially designed new product platform.

Join us on Friday, 13 November. Register here now!

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