Manfredi, Luigi



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Luigi was a PhD student and Post-Doc at the Biorobotics Institute in Pisa, Italy, before joining the University of Dundee in 2011 as Project Coordinator and Senior Post-Doc of CODIR, a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant, and then as Co-Investigator on CARPE, an ERC Proof of Concept Grant.

He won the prestigious Surgical Innovation Award sponsored by Covidien (Baltimore, 2013) and the runner-up prize for the Emerging Technology Award (Boston, 2016), both at SAGES Congress, USA.

He won the Dundee Venture Competition 2020 (staff category), with his proposal for a low-cost and disposable soft colonoscope.

His research is focused on soft materials for smart endorobots for screening and treatment of the GI tract.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

PGCAPHE Fellowship Module with Advance HE

Oct 2022Jul 2024

Award Date: 1 Jul 2023


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