Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies is a public university institute - with special autonomy - working in the field of applied sciences: Economics and Management, Law, Political Sciences, Agricultural Sciences and Plant Biotechnology, Medicine, and Industrial and Information Engineering.

Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies – Pisa


Research and Education in an international Environment.

The Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies aims at experimenting innovative paths in research and education.

Professors and researchers live and interact with the students, day after day, enjoying a continuous cultural and intellectual exchange.

Innovative ideas, which are then developed in collaboration with foreign universities, organizations, companies and research institutes, are generated here.

Due to its international nature, education of excellence and scientific community, the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies established itself as a reference both in Italy and abroad.


Available Technologies

Robotic apparatus for minimally invasive surgery

TRL: 5 Status: US Patent Availability: Licensing

Bio-Inspired Continuous Robotic Limb

TRL: 4 Status: JP Patent Availability: Licensing

Bi-directional pneumatic braided muscle actuator

TRL: 4 Status: PCT Application Availability: Licensing

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