MotusAcademy and Keeogo Malaysia Forges Strategic Partnership to Drive Research & Education for Robotic Rehabilitation

MotusAcademy and Keeogo Malaysia Forges Strategic Partnership to Drive Research & Education for Robotic Rehabilitation

MotusAcademy and Keeogo Malaysia Forges Strategic Partnership to Drive Research & Education for Robotic Rehabilitation

December 21, 2023

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 21th December 2023 – Being at the forefront of providing education and driving collaboration in the rehabilitation technology industry, MotusAcademy recently inked a strategic MOU with Keeogo Malaysia, an established company focusing on robotic rehabilitation. Focusing on driving continuous research and education, the newly forged partnership is a welcomed addition to MotusAcademy’s network of industry partners.

With their collective knowledge and expertise, both parties aim to foster greater collaboration in the field, providing an inclusive platform for upcoming industry professionals to learn and better understand the overall outlook of rehabilitation technology while also allowing them to expose themselves to advanced tech. Focusing on strengthening, promoting, and developing academic-based activities, the collaboration will see a variety of education-based programmes.

Picture 1: Online ceremony between MotusAcademy and Keeogo. From top left: Professor Robert Riener, Mr Yee King Hwa, Ms Sarah Lim, and Ms Chung Yee Jing

“There are many new and revolutionising breakthroughs in healthcare today. However, our greatest tool to catapult the industry even further is the ability to share this knowledge with others. I am glad and optimistic about collaborating with Keeogo Malaysia; with our combined expertise and network, I am confident in driving the industry further. The field is constantly evolving, and it is an excellent time to nurture future generations by exposing them to the technologies early on, allowing them to kick-start their interests and stimulating their thought process through interactive and hands-on activities,” said Zen Koh, Founder and Executive Director of MotusAcademy.

“It is a pleasure for Keeogo Malaysia to announces collaboration with Motus Academy. With Motus Academy passion in continuing education, especially insights into robotics and advance technology applied in healthcare, I believe that this collaboration will not only contribute to the professional development of healthcare professionals but will also have a positive impact on patient outcomes. I’m sure; together, we can shape a new era of excellence in patient care and rehabilitation,” said Mr. Yee King Hwa, Managing Director of Keeogo Malaysia

“Collaboration and partnerships are key to driving innovation in this industry. With a combination of expert and industry partnerships, we aim to facilitate knowledge-sharing, create new research opportunities, and drive industry growth. Combining our expertise can bridge the gap between clinical applications and patient acceptance, but to achieve this, we must first empower upcoming professionals through exposure. This will allow them to gain the knowledge needed and allow for accelerated and widespread adoption of these technologies,” said Zen Koh, Co-founder & Executive Director of MotusAcademy.

Picture 2 & 3: Representatives from Keeogo Malaysia showcasing the Keeogo Exoskeleton and Mirror Hand to students from UTAR and UiTM
Picture 4: Students from UTAR and UiTM with representatives from Keeogo and event sponsor – Fourier Intelligence.

Highlighting the latest engagements with students from Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), MotusAcademy and Keeogo Malaysia conducted a workshop at Fourier Intelligence, an avid sponsor and platform supporter. The full-day workshop featured hands-on demonstrations and industrial talks from Keeogo and Fourier Intelligence.

The MOU was signed via a virtual ceremony attended by representatives from both parties. The partnership between MotusAcademy and Keeogo Malaysia signifies a commitment to driving innovation and the advancement of rehabilitation technology. Since its launch in May 2022, MotusAcademy has become the leading education platform for rehabilitation technology, bringing together some of the most experienced developers of cutting-edge robotics and other assistive technologies with the latest research and clinical evidence.

About MotusAcademy

MotusAcademy: Advancing Healthcare Through Education and Innovation

MotusAcademy is a leading association committed to providing continuous education and valuable insights into robotics and advanced technologies applied to healthcare, with a particular focus on rehabilitation, therapy, and functional independence. The association promotes scientific advances, research, and innovation through comprehensive educational programs, events, and knowledge-sharing initiatives.

MotusAcademy provides a platform for engagement between healthcare professionals, engineers, clinicians, researchers, rehabilitation physicians, and care receivers. The association recognises the importance of collaboration and the benefits of bringing together industry leaders from diverse backgrounds to drive innovation and create new solutions for the healthcare industry. The association is committed to promoting the industry’s growth and contributing to healthcare advancement through education and innovation.

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Sarah LIM


Executive Director, MotusAcademy
Incoming President, IISART
Co-Founder & Global CEO, Fourier Intelligence

Zen is a visionary and pioneering influencer in the field of MedTech and Robotics for Rehabilitation. He has been involved in several successful start-ups and businesses in Singapore, Switzerland, and China for over two decades, providing medical devices, healthcare solutions, and services for people with disabilities and neurological patients. He was nominated as one of the 40 under 40 most influential industry leaders in MedTech in 2012.

Zen holds multiple leadership roles, including the incoming president and ambassador of the International Industry Society for Advanced Rehabilitation Technology (IISART), General Chair for RehabWeek 2023, co-founder and Executive Director of the Swiss-based MotusAcademy Association, Managing Editor of the Journal of Rehabilitation Methods and Technologies (JRMT), and co-founder and Global CEO of Fourier Intelligence Group. Under his leadership, Fourier has raised over USD100 million, notably in 2022, from renowned investors such as Saudi Aramco Prosperity 7 venture and Softbank Vision Fund 2.

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