NTNU Cyborg

Cross Disciplinary Research

NTNU Cyborg

Merging robotics and biology


Cells and electronic technology. Photo

A cyborg (cybernetic organism) is a combination of machine and living tissue. Our project involves the interdisciplinary development of a robot interfaced with biological neural networks.

Check out our recent 2017 ECAL paper: Towards Making a Cyborg: A Closed-Loop Reservoir-Neuro System

Strategic Research Area

Strategic Research Area

This strategic research area is hosted by the NTNU Biotechnology, the NTNU ICT and the Nano@NTNU, under the NTNU enabling technologies initiative.

NTNU departments involved






24/04/2017: Teknisk Ukeblad magazine (p.83-85)
19/04/2017: Aftenposten
17/04/2017: Adresseavisen
14/03/2017: Jacobsen (NRK Radio)
08/03/2017: Adresseavisen
07/03/2017: NRK Trøndelag
07/03/2017: Gemini
07/03/2017: Teknisk Ukeblad web
07/03/2017: Forskning.no
18/10/2016: NRK Ekko (NRK P2 radio).
09/02/2016: Under Dusken (PDF, pages 12-13)


27/03/2017: Building a cyborg at NTNU (Gemeni)
02/03/2017: SHODAN test run
01/03/2017: NTNU Cyborg presentation (Gemeni)


Publications and projects

NTNU Cyborg aims to disseminate its research results to the scientific community through scientific publications, as well as seminars and Magazines. 

Scientific publications
PhD, master and specialization projects
Public folder (presentations, images and more)