European Robotics Week 2016: Over 700 events expected

The European Robotics Week (ERW) offers one week of various robotics related activities across Europe for the general public. Through the organisation of over 700 events, Europeans get the opportunity to have their questions about how robots will impact the way we work, live, and learn, addressed. Every year the ERW changes the central event […]

Commissioner Oettinger: ECHORD scheme facilitates access to EU-funding for SMEs

This Saturday the “Süddeutsche Zeitung”, one of Germany’s most important newspapers, published a half-page article about ECHORD and ECHORD++. The article features the projects ECHORD and ECHORD++ with all their instruments, some success stories and also shows that EU-Commissoner Oettinger holds the ECHORD scheme in high esteem. We were very proud to read that the […]

This is agriculture 4.0 – Precision Farming, thinking ahead.

With the MARS research project, the company AGCO/Fendt and the Hochschule Ulm have developed small robot units which, with the assistance of a cloud-based solution, can be controlled independent of location during sowing operations. Sowing operations can be planned and monitored at any time using the MARS app. The exact placement of each individual seed […]

Open Labs @ project ROBOTT-NET

The EU-funded project ROBOTT-NET recently asked us to spread the word about their Open Labs, coming up in October and November 2017. These events will promote state-of-the-art industrial and professional service robot technologies to robot developers, investors, end-users and others to help participants develop their network. Since the beginning of 2016, four national research technology […]

Will precision agriculture bring you food grown by a swarm of robots?

Rome – Swarms of drones will help farmers to map weeds in their field, and improve crop yields. This is the promise of a research project called SAGA (Swarm Robotics for Agricultural Applications), selected for funding under the umbrella of ECHORD++. SAGA will be presented at the forthcoming Maker Fair held in Rome from October […]

2016 Human Brain Project Summit Open Day

For the first time this year, the Human Brain Project is hosting a public OPEN DAY in the beautiful city of Florence! This is the perfect opportunity to learn more about one of Europe’s emerging research infrastructure for brain research. The Open Day will take place in the Firenze Fiera Congress Center on 12 October […]

TUM is hiring: Senior Software architect / Post-Doc in Robotics (full time)

Technische Universität München (TUM) is one of Europe’s top universities. It is committed to excellence in research and teaching, interdisciplinary education and the active promotion of promising young scientists. The university also forges strong links with companies and scientific institutions across the world. At TUM’s Department of Informatics, chair of Robotics and Embedded Systems (Prof. […]

Test days conclude first phase of robot development for public bodies

Six months can be over very, very fast as our research and development consortia in Public end-user Driven Technological Innovation (PDTI) could experience from 6th – 8th July in and around Barcelona. During these test days the researchers presented the results of their work completed during the first half year of their participation in the […]

Regulating Robotics: A Challenge for Europe

If you are in Pisa on Monday, 11th July, don’t miss the opening ceremony of the Jean Monnet Summer School at SSSA. “The Regulation of Robotics in Europe: Legal, Ethical and Economic Implications” will take place in Aula 3 of the Main Campus (Sede Centrale) starting at 9:30 am. Members of the ECHORD++ consortium will […]