MotusAcademy Spearheads Educational Initiatives at IFNRCON 2024

MotusAcademy Spearheads Educational Initiatives at IFNRCON 2024

MotusAcademy Spearheads Educational Initiatives at IFNRCON 2024

April 19, 2024

PONDICHERRY, INDIA, 19 April 2024 – MotusAcademy, a pioneer in providing education and driving collaboration in the rehabilitation technology industry, recently attended IFNRCON 2024. Themed “Reshaping Neurorehab through Technology Running”, the conference has successfully organised 12 editions, with the recent one held at the esteemed JIPMER Pondicherry campus.  

Founded 2022 in Zurich, Switzerland, MotusAcademy has rapidly become an education leader in rehabilitation technology, standing out with its unique approach and expertise. The organisation continues its mission to educate and promote meaningful collaborations between industry players to transform healthcare technology.  

Picture 1: Chloe Lim, a MotusAcademy PACER, speaking at the robotics workshop at IFNRCON 2024, titled “Exoskeletons and the Future of Gait Training in Stroke”

Throughout the three-day event, IFNRCON featured a series of workshops covering multiple spectrums of rehabilitation. The PAnel of Clinical Experts (PACER) was invited to speak at the Robotics Workshop, and MotusAcademy shared insightful knowledge regarding robotic rehabilitation. Titled “Exoskeletons and the Future of Gait Training in Stroke”, PACER representative, Chloe Lim took the opportunity to share the latest trends and technologies within the industry.  

Picture 2: Establishing its Asia Pacific Hub in Singapore in 2023, MotusAcademy strategic expansion to the region aims to build a global learning and innovation ecosystem.

“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,” said Zen Koh, Co-Founder & Executive Director of MotusAcademy 

He added, “Combining our expertise can bridge the gap between clinical applications and patient acceptance, but to achieve this, we must first empower industry professionals through exposure. Our continuous efforts to provide education and learning opportunities will allow them to gain the knowledge needed and allow for accelerated and widespread adoption of these technologies.”  

As a nonprofit, MotusAcademy is not just advancing scientific knowledge and fostering collaboration; it is reshaping the rehabilitation technology industry. The organisation is dedicated to making rehabilitation technology a universally accessible resource. In addition to participating in conferences and workshops such as IFNRCON 2024, it has successfully launched numerous educational and research initiatives, from international symposiums to interactive workshops. These efforts are not just equipping a broad audience of professionals and students with the latest knowledge and tools; they are bridging the gap between current practices and future innovations, inspiring a new era of rehabilitation technology. 

Since its launch, MotusAcademy has been on track to lead education for rehabilitation technology through various on-ground and online initiatives. Providing free learning opportunities, MotusAcademy also offers exclusive access to experts and insightful commentary in webinars and podcasts. In addition, the organisation plans to expand its reach by opening new hubs in North America, South America, the Middle East, and Africa, supporting its mission to make advanced rehabilitation technologies and practices globally accessible.  

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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