• Young Engineers Program

    The drive specialist maxon motor has created the Young Engineers Program to work more closely with schools and start-ups. Their innovative projects benefit from discounted drives and expert consulting.

  • Bike. Motor. Fun. Rent.

    maxon is opening an e-bike test centre in Switzerland.

    Last year, maxon motor presented a high-tech motor for e-bikes and caused quite a stir. Because the maxon BIKEDRIVE retrofitting kit is compatible with almost any bicycle. Now the Swiss drive specialist, which is renowned for its participation in missions to outer space, is opening a test center in Obwalden, Switzerland. The goal is to make it a meeting point for ambitious e-bikers.

  • British Antarctic Survey - Client showcase video

    Requirement for a powerful motor with high torque

    British Antarctic Survey contacted maxon motor uk with a requirement for a powerful motor with high torque, in a small diameter, to fit in their ice core drill. They needed to be able to vary the speed and get constant torque even at a slow speed; yet still be able to get the maximum torque.

  • World’s first modular robot system

    When architectural designer Philip started to develop a superior construction toy for his children it unpredictably resulted in the world’s first modular multi-functional robot system.

  • drive.tech – new website for technology aficionados

    Stories, blogs, and innovations in drive technology

    A treat is in store for drive technology aficionados: drive.tech, a brand-new website with interesting stories, news, and blog posts. In addition, drive.tech is a platform for start-ups and student projects supported by Swiss drive specialist maxon motor.

  • EPOS4 positioning controller

    Compact power for your motion control application.

    maxon motor's EPOS range of controllers has been very successful in the market for 10 years. More than 100,000 units are in use worldwide. To continue this success, the Swiss drive specialist launches the EPOS4 as the next generation of positioning controllers.

  • The depths of the ocean: Technology for uncharted worlds

    Learn more in driven, the maxon motor magazine

    We know more about the surface of the moon than the depths of the ocean. That's no surprise given the conditions there and yet an increasing number of ever more sophisticated vehicles are making their way down to the seabed. driven, the maxon motor magazine, goes on a dive and brings back surprising facts and stories.

  • Shadow Robot - Client showcase video

    Introducing Rich Walker, Managing Director of Shadow Robot

    Shadow designs and manufactures state-of-the-art anthropomorphic robot hands and related systems. In this short video the Managing Director, Rich Walker, talks about the company and its relationship with maxon motor uk.

  • Deep brain surgery inspired by wasps

    A significant problem when operating on the brain is trying to reach a lesion whilst avoiding obstructions. A traditional straight needle insertion has the potential to injure an area, causing irreversible consequences, or the surgeon could deem it too dangerous to even attempt, resulting in an inoperable diagnosis. Imperial College, London has been working with maxon products to develop a groundbreaking robotic steerable needle.

  • Compact underwater DC drives

    Ideal for ROVs and AUVs

  • Place your bets with maxon motor

    When it comes to innovative products, maxon have been involved in quite a few over the years, but when maxon’s brushless DC motors and gearheads were utilised in a revolving poker table, it was certainly a first.

  • A new centre for mechatronics

    maxon founds MARS business unit

    maxon recently presented a powerful motor for e-bikes, the BIKEDRIVE. Yet that was only the beginning: The new MARS business unit (Maxon Advanced Robotics & Systems) is dedicated exclusively to mechatronic drive systems.

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