Robohub.org
 

Horizon 2020 earmarks € 98M for new wave of european robotics

by
19 January 2016



share this:

horizon_2020
The EU is co-funding 21 new projects in robotics totalling € 98.7 million spread over 2-5 years.

Many of the projects focus on industrial and service robotics — or medical robotics — and their potential for translation. Additional highlights include robots for gardening or asbestos removal, drone inspection, and entertainment robots.

A full list of proposals funded can be found here — many of these projects will be presented at the European Robotics Forum in Ljubljana, Slovenia this March. Their names and acronyms should give hint of the areas of focus:

AEROBI: AErial RObotic System for In-Depth Bridge Inspection by Contact

BabyRobot: Child-Robot Communication and Collaboration: Edutainment, Behavioural Modelling and Cognitive Development in Typically Developing and Autistic Spectrum Children

Bots2ReC: Robots to Re-Construction

ColRobot: Collaborative Robotics for Assembly and Kitting in Smart Manufacturing

DeTOP: Dexterous Transradial Osseointegrated Prosthesis with neural control and sensory feedback

EDEN2020: Enhanced Delivery Ecosystem for Neurosurgery in 2020

EndoVESPA: Endoscopic Versatile robotic guidancE, diagnoSis and theraPy of magnetic-driven soft-tethered endoluminAl robots

INPUT: Intuitive Natural Prosthesis UTilization

MuMMER: MultiModal Mall Entertainment Robot

MURAB: MRI and Ultrasound Robotic Assisted Biopsy

RAMPup: Robotic Automation Modules for Production

RockEU2: Robotics Coordination Action for Europe Two

SafeLog: Safe human-robot interaction in logistic applications for highly flexible warehouses

SoftPro: Synergy-based Open-source Foundations and Technologies for Prosthetics and RehabilitatiOn

SPEXOR: Spinal Exoskeletal Robot for Low Back Pain Prevention and Vocational Reintegration

TrimBot2020: A gardening robot for rose, hedge and topiary trimming

TT-NET: A shared infrastructure to sustainably optimise technology transfer throughout Europe

UP-Drive: Automated Urban Parking and Driving

XoSoft: Soft modular biomimetic exoskeleton to assist people with mobility impairments

HORSE: Smart integrated Robotics system for SMEs controlled by Internet of Things based on dynamic manufacturing processes

ReconCell: A Reconfigurable robot workCell for fast set-up of automated assembly processes in SMEs



tags: , ,


Sabine Hauert is President of Robohub and Associate Professor at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory
Sabine Hauert is President of Robohub and Associate Professor at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory





Related posts :



Interview with Dautzenberg Roman: #IROS2023 Best Paper Award on Mobile Manipulation sponsored by OMRON Sinic X Corp.

The award-winning author describe their work on an aerial robot which can exert large forces onto walls.
19 November 2023, by

Robot Talk Episode 62 – Jorvon Moss

In the latest episode of the Robot Talk podcast, Claire chatted to Jorvon (Odd-Jayy) Moss from Digikey about making robots at home, and robot design and aesthetics.
17 November 2023, by

California is the robotics capital of the world

In California, robotics technology is a small fish in a much bigger technology pond, and that tends to conceal how important Californian companies are to the robotics revolution.
12 November 2023, by

Robot Talk Episode 61 – Masoumeh Mansouri

In the latest episode of the Robot Talk podcast, Claire chatted to Masoumeh (Iran) Mansouri from the University of Birmingham about culturally sensitive robots and planning in complex environments.
10 November 2023, by

The 5 levels of Sustainable Robotics

Robots can solve the UN SDGs and not just via the application area.
08 November 2023, by

Using language to give robots a better grasp of an open-ended world

By blending 2D images with foundation models to build 3D feature fields, a new MIT method helps robots understand and manipulate nearby objects with open-ended language prompts.
06 November 2023, by





©2021 - ROBOTS Association


 












©2021 - ROBOTS Association