JRM Vol.34 No.2 pp. 270-272
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2022.p0270


Green Robotics: Toward Realization of Environmentally Friendly Soft Robots

Jun Shintake

Department of Mechanical and Intelligent Systems Engineering, The University of Electro-Communications
1-5-1 Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo 182-8585, Japan

September 13, 2021
February 6, 2022
April 20, 2022
green robotics, soft robotics, biodegradable, sustainable, environmentally friendly robots

An important research direction in soft robotics could be the realization of environmentally friendly “green” soft robots that are biodegradable, sustainable, and recyclable. We present recent findings from our ongoing research on biodegradable robotic devices made of gelatin-based materials and discuss future directions in this contribution.

Gelatin based “green” soft actuators

Gelatin based “green” soft actuators

Cite this article as:
J. Shintake, “Green Robotics: Toward Realization of Environmentally Friendly Soft Robots,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.34 No.2, pp. 270-272, 2022.
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