148A Amara

Robotic assistance system using residual movements

Intervention area


Start date

September 1, 2022

End date

December 31, 2022

Design and production of robotic assistance device using residual gestures. The system will improve the autonomy of persons with quadriplegia or hemiplegia by enabling them to complete daily tasks such as eating with their own arm. The system will be activated by using electromyographic signals from the user.

Lead applicant

François Ferland

Université de Sherbrooke

Génie électrique

7 INTER mandates


Alexandre Campeau-Lecours

Université Laval

Génie mécanique

12 INTER mandates

François Grondin

Université de Sherbrooke

Génie électrique

4 INTER mandates

Dahlia Kairy

Université de Montréal


12 INTER mandates