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VR Lovers can now visit the ECHORD++ RIFs on VeeR

You don’t need to travel to get a realistic impression of what the ECHORD++ RIFs in France, Italy and the UK offer.  Just step into the 360° videos of our Robotics Innovation Facilities (RIFs) and decide what you want to see. Whether it is the Rethink Robotics Baxter Robot or a 6 axis industrial robot with integrated force/torque sensor, […]


Yannick Morel presents ECHORD++ at IIT in Genoa

Upon invitation of HyQ-REAL experiment partner Dr. Claudio Semini, our scientific project manager Dr. Yannick Morel will present ECHORD++ at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) in Genoa. The talk will be held on Monday, July 31st at 11.00 a.m. in “Sala Montalcini” (Auditorium, 1st Floor). Yannick will outline how ECHORD++ promotes the interaction between […]


International Robotics Festival Pisa September 7-13

Workshops – Conferences – Exhibitions – Concerts From September 7th to 13th, Pisa will host the first International Robotics Festival, with a series of events and exhibitions in more than 11 locations throughout Pisa. The event offers an interesting program not only for scientists but also for families and other visitors: apart from conferences and […]


RobMoSys opens first call for proposals

The EU-funded project RobMoSys (Composable Models and Software for Robotic Systems) provides funding for projects which help to create better models, as the basis for better tools and better software, which then allow to build better robotic systems. The first RobMoSys Open Call was opened on July 10th and will be closing on October 9th, 2017 […]


CAIP 2017 – Workshop of Recognition and Action for Scene Understanding

CAIP 2017, the 17th international Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, will take place from 22th – 24th August 2017 in Ystad, Sweden. The 4th Workshop on Recognition and Action for Scene Understanding (REACTS), organised by partners of the CLARC PDTI, is a satellite event of CAIP which will be held also in […]


Now available: virtual reality tour of the RIF in Paris-Saclay

Did you ever wonder what a robotics laboratory looks like? Are you interested in using one of our Robotics Innovation Facilities (RIFs) and would like to know what you can expect to find there? ECHORD++ has created a brand new 360-degree-tour through our RIF at CEA LIST in Paris-Saclay. CEA (Commissariat à l’Énergie Atomique et […]



ICRA 2017 workshop on industry of the future: Collaborative, Connected, Cognitive

Right now, manufacturing processes are being extensively transformed and several actions are being launched to drive this change. At ICRA 2017, the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, the workshop “IC3 – Industry of the future: Collaborative, Connected, Cognitive” will showcase how robotics is involved in this change. At the workshop, ECHORD++ scientists Paolo […]


ECHORD++ at the Innorobo Open Stage on May 18th

May 18th, the last day of Innorobo 2017, is dedicated to International Cooperations. ECHORD++ has many years of experience with funding cross-national research projects , and will use this opportunity to present two current experiments on the Innorobo Open Stage at 2 p.m. Picture from left to right: Claudio Semini from Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia […]


Smart Regions with Smart Robots

Smart robots are becoming more and more useful and can greatly help people in everyday lives, in private and professional spheres. Europe is a leader in this sector and cannot afford to miss opportunities offered by robotics. To take full advantage of it, the European Commission is determined to join forces at all levels, from […]