Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) located in Kochi has become the first in the Asia-Pacific region to use robotic technology for neurosurgery. AIMS has used the French-made Rosa Robotic Assistant to successfully carry out surgeries to treat epilepsy patients. To date, ROSA, is one of two robotic assistants approved for neurosurgical procedures and in routine clinical use in Europe, the United States and Canada, claimed the Meditech of France, its manufacturers. The institute has already commissioned a da Vinci robotic technology for surgical solutions for Gynecology, Urology and Gastrointestinal cases.