13th December 2019

HERMES Team

HERMES is the exoskeleton robotic system we build to participate in the “CYBATHLON 2020” competition.

Our team is the result of the collaboration of the “IEEE Student Branch, University of Thessaly – Volos“, “IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Student Branch Chapter – International Hellenic University, Serres” and ELEPAP Thessaloniki.

CYBATHLON 2020

The CYBATHLON 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.

The gates of the SWISS Arena in Kloten near Zurich will be opened for the continuation of the CYBATHLON on 2–3 May 2020, when exciting races and challenging tasks will await pilots and spectators for the second time.

IEEE SB University of Thessaly, Volos

The “IEEE Student Branch” of the University of Thessaly in Volos. Its aim is to organize seminars, conferences and lectures by distinguished scientists to educate and inform students about subjects related to the science of electrical engineering or related sciences.

IEEE RAS - IHU, Serres

The “IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Student Branch Chapter” of International Hellenic University in Serres. Its aim is to organize seminars, conferences and lectures by distinguished scientists to educate and inform students about issues related to the science of robotics and automation.

ELEPAP, Thessaloniki

ELEPAP-Rehabilitation for The Disabled, a rehabilitation centre with six branches throughout Greece and more than 80 years of history, supports the development of children with physical disabilities and developmental difficulties and at the same time provides support to their families.

ELEPAP offers a series of integrated intervention programs for infants, pre-school and school- age children.

The ELEPAP Thessaloniki branch is the only non-profit welfare Rehabilitation Center in Northern Greece. Its mission is to cover holistically the treatment and rehabilitation needs of children with cerebral palsy and its symptoms.