University of Toronto’s Robotics Institute

The University of Toronto Robotics Institute is home to the largest and most diversified robotics research program in Canada. It unites leading robotics experts from across the university around three research pillars: autonomous field robotics, healthcare robotics, and advanced manufacturing.

The Robotics Institute features the Norris Walker 5T7 Robotics Laboratory with a two-storey drone atrium, an indoor mobile robot garage, exhibition space, teaching labs, access to state-of-the-art design and fabrication studios, space for hosting visitors and industry collaborators, and rooms to support thesis work, clubs, and capstone projects.


Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship
University of Toronto
55 St George Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 1A4

Areas of Expertise

Autonomous field robots
– Machine learning

Healthcare robotics
– Cellular-level surgeons
– Robot companions
– Stroke rehabilitation
– Stretchable e-skin

Advanced manufacturing
– Smart materials
– Tiny robot factories
– Jointless robots
– Robotics systems


Process R&D
Materials R&D
Project Development
Facility Access & Testing

Contact Information



Twitter: @UofTRobotics

LinkedIn: UofT Robotics

Published: September 25, 2021

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