University of Pisa

The University of Pisa has an excellent international reputation as a modern centre of advanced research in all disciplines, from natural sciences to social sciences and humanities, medicine, engineering, agricultural and other applied sciences.

It is committed to promoting high-quality research and teaching in all fields of knowledge and to opening its programmes to an ever more increasing number of international students and researchers. Accordingly, it leads important international research and education networks, ensuring the integration of scientific findings into its graduate and post-graduate programmes.

University of Pisa News

University of Pisa unveils new bionic hand

Researchers behind a robotic hand designed by the University of Pisa’s “E. Piaggio” research centre in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia want to revolutionise the way we think about artificial limbs. Simple and robust in structure, and cheaper than previous technologies, the new ‘Softhand’ is capable of reproducing almost all natural hand movements
27 May 2015