2021/11/11 | Events | In-vitro & Organs-on-Chip

Zukunftstag - "Girls - Technology - Go!"

This year’s "National Future Day" contribution by the ARTORG Center will introduced girls to a career in surgical technologies R&D, robotic neurorehabilitation, and organs-on-chip research. The program runs under the special focus "Girls – Technology – Go!" and is designed to attract girls to technical professions and to inspire them as future female leaders in medical technology.

Karin Rechberger, today PhD at the ARTORG OOC Lab, took her first look through a microscope when accompanying her father at work as an engineer at the "Zukunftstag 2006". (© K. Rechberger)

Girls from 6th and 7th grade will be joining three women with STEM careers at the ARTORG Center on 11 November 2021. The tour will offer them practical insights into research with a tumor-on-chip model (by PhD Karin Rechberger, Organs-on-Chip Technologies Lab), a demonstration of surgical technologies developed at the Image Guided Therapy Lab (by ENT surgeon Gabriela Bom Braga) and the possibility to test virtual reality rehabilitation and our reha robot at the Motor Learning and Neurorehabilitation Lab (with PostDoc Karin Bütler).

also read:

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Women in Engineering: Three Bern Biomedical engineers testify