Key challenges for society and the economy can turn into business opportunities for your company. Based on those needs, at TECNALIA, we work to generate differential margins and success for your business which are translated into higher quality of life for people, progress and well-being for society at large. These challenges and opportunities are related to Advanced Manufacturing, Low-carbon Energy, Health and Ageing, Digital and Hyperconnected World, Urban Habitat, Climate Change and Lack of Resources and, in short, anything related to the economical and social development.
ABOUT Thierry Keller
Thierry Keller received his Dipl. Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering (M.Sc.E.E.) and his Doctorate (Dr. sc. Techn.) from the ETH Zurich, Switzerland in 1995 and 2001, respectively.
Currently, Dr. Keller is the head of the Neurorehabilitation Departmentat Tecnalia, the largest private research center in Spain. Main activities of the Neurorehabilitation Department are research & innovation of novel enabling technologies for rehabilitation robotics, tele-rehabilitation, technologies for physical and cognitive prevention, and FES technologies including neuroprostheses.
Dr. Keller is principal investigator in national and international projects and chaired the EU COST action TD1006: European Network on Robotics for Neurorehabilitation. He developed various neuroprostheses that help improve walking and grasp functions in spinal cord injured and stroke subjects. His research interests are in the fields of rehabilitation engineering and robotics, neural prostheses, signal processing and human-machine interaction.
Dr. Keller is the President of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society (IFESS), and steering committee member of the International Industry Society in Advanced Rehabilitation Technologies (IISART). Since 2015 he chairs the umbrella society ‘International Consortium for Rehabilitation Technologies (ICRT)’, which associates IISART, IFESS, ICORR and ICVR with the aim to organize joint conferences under the label Rehabweek.