Flying Fish Robot collect water samples in hazardous and cluttered environments

A bio-inspired bot uses water from the environment to create a propelling gas and launch itself from the water’s surface. The robot had been developed by researchers at Imperial College London. It can travel 26 meters through the air after take-off and could be used to collect water samples in hazardous and cluttered environments, such Read more about Flying Fish Robot collect water samples in hazardous and cluttered environments[…]

Annual Investment Meeting 2019

Global FDI flows and greenfield investment have declined on average with 15% over 2017 according to UNCTAD and FDI Intelligence. Although trade flows are still stable, we may see similar downward trends due to increased protectionist (trade) policies that many countries are adopting.Annual Investment Meeting Traditionally FDI and trade is driven by multinational corporations and Read more about Annual Investment Meeting 2019[…]

RoboDEX 2019

Comprehensive trade show for robots From industrial/service robots to development technology, IT, AI, etc… all about robots gather at this show. It is the best place to have meetings about technical consultation, co-development/alliance etc. between exhibitors and robot manufacturers/companies considering installing robots who visit the show. Who exhibit? Who visit RoboDEX? nn For more info Read more about RoboDEX 2019[…]

COMEX – IT Telecom & Technology Show 2019

COMEX-Oman’s premium ICT Exhibition, held annually under the patronage of the Information Technology Authority, offers access to futuristic tools, smart technologies and IT & communication solutions. Held from 17 – 19 March 2019 at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, COMEX will usher in an era of economic growth by tracking the progress of ICT Read more about COMEX – IT Telecom & Technology Show 2019[…]

Robotics in Application Areas

Specific Challenge: While robots originated in large-scale mass manufacturing, they are now spreading to more and more application areas. In these new settings, robots are often faced with new technical and non-technical challenges. The purpose of this topic is to address such issues in a modular and open way, and reduce the barriers that prevent Read more about Robotics in Application Areas[…]

Robotics – Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH)

Specific Challenge: The challenge is to provide a sustainable ecosystem of robotics stakeholders covering the entire value network to facilitate and accelerate a broad uptake and integration of robotic technologies, and supporting the digitisation of industry through robotics. Scope: a. Innovation Actions Proposals should address the provision of a network of robotics Digital Innovation Hubs Read more about Robotics – Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH)[…]

NASA Awards $14.3 Million to Small Businesses, Research Institutions to Develop Innovative Technologies

NASA has selected 19 proposals from American small businesses and research institutions for Phase II of its competitive Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, totaling $14.3 million in awards. These selections are for the 2016 STTR program, which supports NASA’s future missions into deep space, while also benefiting the U.S. economy. The STTR program stimulates partnerships between Read more about NASA Awards $14.3 Million to Small Businesses, Research Institutions to Develop Innovative Technologies[…]

New Company Receives $11.5M from Venrock and Foundry Group to Build the Robot for Everyone

Sphero, Inc., maker of the acclaimed connected play robot Sphero, announced today that it has successfully completed the spin-off of its advanced robotics division into the newly created Misty Robotics, Inc., which will build personal robots for the home and office. The new company is announcing that it has received $11.5 million in Series A Read more about New Company Receives $11.5M from Venrock and Foundry Group to Build the Robot for Everyone[…]

Digital Europe: opportunities for industry; conditions for the gigabit society

Digitising European industry requires safeguards against a divided society and more legal certainty, whilst an EU spectrum strategy should boost 5G technology. Access to telecommunications should be equal across the EU, whilst avoiding an unequal digital development in industries such as transport and tourism, MEPs say in a resolution voted on Thursday. Artificial intelligence and Read more about Digital Europe: opportunities for industry; conditions for the gigabit society[…]

Rise of the robots – good news or bad for business and society?

In 2005 there were less than one million of them. Today there are 1.8 million. And in three years’ time, this will soar to around 2.6 million. Industrial robots are on the march. Technology already plays a major role in the manufacturing sector. But as robots become better and more sophisticated, PwC economists expect their Read more about Rise of the robots – good news or bad for business and society?[…]

Ford, U-M Accelerate Autonomous Vehicle Research

Ford and the University of Michigan today announce they are teaming up to accelerate autonomous vehicle research and development with a first-ever arrangement that embeds Ford researchers and engineers into a new state-of-the-art robotics laboratory on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus. While the new robotics laboratory opens in 2020, by the end of this year Ford Read more about Ford, U-M Accelerate Autonomous Vehicle Research[…]