Elena García Armada

Founder of Marsi Bionics. Expert in biotechnology and scientific communicator. Creator of the world's first pediatric exoskeleton.

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English, Spanish

Who is Elena García Armada?

Elena García Armada is a distinguished scientist, inventor, and entrepreneur renowned for her groundbreaking work in robotics and biomedical engineering. As a pioneer in her field, she has significantly advanced the development of robotic exoskeletons designed to improve mobility for children with neuromuscular diseases. Elena's innovations are not only technological marvels but also powerful tools for social change, providing hope and improving the quality of life for many families.

What Are Her Conferences Like?

Elena García Armada's conferences are unique and profoundly inspiring. She is one of the few speakers in the world capable of blending spectacular innovation that improves the world with highly motivational content. Her style combines passionate storytelling with a strong scientific foundation, offering attendees a clear and exciting vision of the future of robotics in healthcare.

Elena presents real cases of children with challenging lives, demonstrating how her technology changes their lives. The topics she covers are highly relevant, and her teachings include the importance of innovation, overcoming technological challenges, and creating solutions with significant social impact. Attendees leave motivated and equipped with new insights into how technology can transform healthcare.

What Is Her Career Background?

Elena holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, where she specialized in robotics and automation. Her postdoctoral work took her to leading research institutions, where she honed her expertise in control systems and robotic applications in healthcare.

She is the founder and CEO of Marsi Bionics, a pioneering company dedicated to creating exoskeletons for children. Under her leadership, Marsi Bionics has developed the first pediatric exoskeleton designed to help children with spinal muscular atrophy and other severe neuromuscular conditions. This innovative technology has been a beacon of hope, allowing children to gain mobility and independence previously thought impossible.

Elena's work has been widely recognized, receiving numerous awards, including the European Inventor Award and the Social Innovation Award from the European Commission. In addition to her technical achievements, she is a passionate educator and mentor, committed to inspiring the next generation of engineers and scientists. She actively participates in initiatives promoting STEM education among young students, especially girls.

Selection of Keynotes

Innovation and Inspiration: Exoskeletons to Improve the World

This keynote explores the transformative impact of robotic exoskeletons on pediatric healthcare. Elena García Armada discusses the development process, challenges, and successes in creating the first exoskeletons for children with neuromuscular diseases. Attendees will gain insights into the future of biomedical engineering and the potential of robotics to revolutionize patient care.

Inspiring STEM Careers: Encouraging the Next Generation

In this keynote, Elena García Armada focuses on the importance of inspiring young minds to pursue careers in STEM. She shares her personal journey and the critical role of education in shaping future innovators. Elena emphasizes the need for diversity in STEM fields and provides actionable insights on how to encourage young students, especially girls, to engage with science and technology.

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