MotusAcademy Seals MoU with GRUPO ICOT

MotusAcademy Seals MoU with GRUPO ICOT

MotusAcademy Seals MoU with GRUPO ICOT to Support Mutual Understanding on Strengthening International Exchange on Academics, Culture and Personal Thoughts

June 21, 2022

The bilateral agreement was established on the basis of collaboration to mutually promote and support the rehabilitation technology industry.

Spain, 19th June 2022The newly-founded non-profit association MotusAcademy inks its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GRUPO ICOT, a large network of health centres in Canary Islands.

GRUPO ICOT is a network of hospitals that responds to the need or specialised assistance in traffic injuries, traumatology, and rehabilitation. The group operates primarily in Spain. Headquartered in Telde, Las Palmas, Spain, the group will be part of MotusAcademy, a politically neutral, independent, and non-profit organisation that is dedicated to sharing knowledge in the rapidly emerging and growing field of advanced rehabilitation technology.

The platform offers educational resources which are freely available for the advancement of rehabilitative and assistive technology, supported by a minimum of four educational seminars held every year by each of the hubs.

Zen Koh, Founder and Executive Director of MotusAcademy says, “I am pleased to have GRUPO ICOT to be part of MotusAcademy. Together, we can make a difference in the rehabilitation robotics field. Let’s empower the industry together!”

Both organisations will continue to play a part in educating and improving the rehabilitation field with advanced assistive and rehabilitative technologies and skills.


From left: Dr Manuel Murie Fernández, Medical Director of the Neurorehabilitation Unit of the Hospital ICOT Ciudad de Telde, Mr Zen Koh, Founder and Executive Director of MotusAcademy, Mr Domingo Montes de Oca Hernández, Director General, GRUPO ICOT, Mr Owen Teoh, General Manager, MotusAcademy


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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