Cybathlon 2020 postponed to September
Cybathlon, the renowned championship of assistive technologies, has been postponed from 2-3 May to 19-20 September 2020. The decision has been made one day before the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is characterized as pandemic by WHO.
It would be the second Cybathlon to be held since its debut in 2016. Run by ETH Zurich, it is an international event with the goal to promote research, development and implementation of assistive technology for people with disabilities. This year, over 80 teams from all over the world are invited to compete in the two-day championship on six disciplines including powered exoskeleton and powered wheelchair race.
Let's hope the impact of the virus can be controlled and minimized by the government measures implemented and everyone's continuous effort to protect themselves and others. Our best wishes to Cybathlon to be held successfully in September 2020!