Welcome to the Open CR Project


This project was launched by the Continuum Robotics Laboratory (CRL) at the University of Toronto in 2022. After a decade of research on continuum robotics, the time is right for us to empower the world with open hardware and open software to build their own continuum robots. With our blog, we are filling the gap between continuum robotics research papers and general robotics knowledge to provide entry-level educational content. We also cover best practices, historical perspectives, research news, etc.


OpenCR Blog

Entry level educational content, advanced research results, historical perspectives, and hands-on posts.

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A set of MATLAB and Python functions for visualization and plotting of continuum robots. And utility functions to support your research.

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OpenCR Hardware

CAD drawings, components, assembly instructions, code, etc. for you to build a continuum robot for research.

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Are you interested in contributing to the Open Continuum Robotics Project? Get in touch