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Robot technology continues to make breakthroughs and gradually opens up the medical application market.

with the aging of the global population, the industry that originally focused on the development of industrial robots has also recently invested in the development of robots for medical use. However, how industrial robots overcome various medical needs will become the focus of their development

observe the structure of the medical industry. Hospitals and clinics are the core medical institutions. In addition, there are pharmaceutical companies responsible for drug R & D and production in the medical community, medical equipment manufacturers responsible for developing equipment for treatment and diagnosis, and "contract research organization (CRO)" engaged in drug development and clinical trials "Site management organization (SMO) and" contract sales organization (CSO) that sell drugs with related industries. The most peripheral are nursing centers and long-term care centers closely related to medical treatment

in terms of the overall market structure of the global medical industry, more than two-thirds of countries are in a state of stable growth. The main reason for this trend is that the unique aging of developed countries, the progress of medical technology, and the strengthening of health awareness have led to an increase in the use of products and services in the medical field. In addition, this kind of situation is affected by economy 11, capacity, full scale [capacity, full scale], which is more important than retail, manufacturing Construction and other industries are smaller

aging accelerates the growth of smart medicine.

while the medical industry continues to grow steadily, the world population structure has also changed. The declining birth rate has led to population aging, which has become one of the major problems in most developed countries. Take Japan's population change as an example. The first generation of baby boomers (born from 1947 to 1949) will enter the old age stage in 2025. It is estimated that by then, 1/3 of the population in Japan will be over 65 years old, and 1/5 of the population will be over 75 years old. Taiwan's birth rate is the lowest in the world. This problem will be more serious, and an unprecedented era of aging is coming

in this situation, most medical related industries have planned for future needs. For example, preventive medicine/regenerative medicine/gene therapy, building a comprehensive community nursing system, using robots/ICT, etc., among which the possibility of using robots for medical treatment is the most expected

more and more medical robots are used.

the main purpose of industrial robots is the assembly, processing and packaging of factories in the automated manufacturing industry. If industrial robots are to be applied to the medical industry, two application methods can be considered. First 1: the sliding surface of the inlaid steel plate in contact with the lining plate and the dovetail groove surface on the lining plate should be kept clean. First, like the existing practice, drugs and medical equipment should be manufactured through industrial robots to improve production efficiency; The other is to apply the technology of industrial robots to medical care systems such as surgery and rehabilitation, such as Da Vinci surgical robots, exoskeleton robots or service robots

when it comes to various changes in the use of robots, Japanese manufacturers who have always been keen on this technology rank among the world's leading groups in terms of their development speed and various innovations. For example, famous robot manufacturers Kawasaki heavy industry and Denso wave have many examples of commercialization and utilization of industrial robots, which can carry out drug development, production and drug adjustment. These robots can be used to automate the filling of drugs (containers for injection) and some tasks of pasting targets. Such applications can improve the working environment and reduce the risk of human error and pollution

the use of industrial robots in the pharmaceutical field can reduce the risk of operators exposed to gases or dangerous chemicals, and has more working characteristics than general industrial robots, which can be said to be a special type of combination. In addition, the robot can also increase the number of moving shafts, such as for cleaning the interior of the clean room and special treatment, or polish the aluminum surface to inhibit the production of bacteria and achieve the effect of epidemic prevention

as for biological applications, such as stem cells used in cell culture or regenerative medicine, high-quality, safe and low-cost mechanisms must be provided, so the automation of cell culture is very important. In this regard, the Shibuya industrial robot cell culture system "cellproi" has played an efficient role in the field of regenerative medicine by using industrial robots. The isolator (cell culture device) of "cellproi" has built-in sterile operation environment of the equipment and the mechanism of automatic cell culture. This system can realize continuous culture under high quality and achieve high-precision cell control

the idea of using robots in the medical environment has been very popular, such as robots for nursing, or robots for walking assistance during rehabilitation. This idea has also been widely used in surgery. Da Vinci, a laparoscopic surgery robot developed by innovative surgery Inc, is currently used in surgical operations in medical institutions around the world. Da Vinci surgery robot reproduces the movement of human hands through high-quality 3D high-resolution system images, large rotation range of motion and precise movement of the arm, and operates the robot arm remotely, so that surgeons can operate like their own hands, It can not only ensure the safe environment during the operation, simulate how to select and clean the test equipment, but also accelerate the postoperative recovery by reducing the wound

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