The Sofie robotics project at the Dutch Eindhoven University focuses on building a robotic arm system for surgery. Unlike previous robotic arms, Sofie has haptic feedback. The surgeon can actually feel the pressure that Sofie is providing to the patient.
This year, the international Robocup wil be held in Eindhoven, The Netherlands., from the 24th of june till the 1st of juli. This event is to promote and stimulate robotics technology worldwide by organizing competitions like robot soccer.