Discover our Robotics Innovation Facilities (RIFs) – Brand new RIF video launched

Date:28 Februar 2017 - By:Sebastian Weisenburger - Category:

Get an insight of our Robotics Innovation Facilities, their technical equipment, application domains and services by viewing the brand new corporate video on the ECHORD++ YouTube channel:


Our Robotics Innovation Facilities, or RIFs in short, are robotic labs, financed via the ECHORD++ project by the European Commission. They offer access to high-tech robotic equipment and expertise at zero risk: using the RIFs is not only free of charge, they also safeguard your intellectual property. Every company, institution or research organisation can apply for a RIF engagement, no matter which area they come from and whether they already have robotics experience or not. The application process is simple, by just filling in the online application form:


The three RIFs within the ECHORD++ project are located in UK, France and Italy:

RIF@Bristol, United Kingdom

The Bristol Robotics Laboratory is a joint lab of the University of the West of England (UWE, Bristol) and the University of Bristol, and is the largest academic centre for multi-disciplinary robotics research in the UK.

View the 360° Lab Tour:


RIF@Paris-Saclay, France
The Interactive Robotics Laboratory in Saclay is located within the premises of CEA LIST, about 20km southwestern from Paris.

View the 360° Lab Tour:  available soon


RIF@Pisa-Peccioli, Italy
The BioRobotics Institute is a research park created by Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna to house the research activities of outdoor and indoor settings. It is located at the Polo Sant’Anna Valdera, near Pisa.
View the 360° Lab Tour:


Film production: Sami Khatib /