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  • Istrobot

    The Istrobot competition is Central Europe’s oldest robotic competition. This year, the 15th annual international robotic competition will be held at the Slovak University of Technology on April 26, 2014.

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  • Brazilian Robotics Competition

    The Brazilian Robotics Competition is Brazil’s major national science competition in the field of autonomous robotics. It is held from October 16-20, 2013 at the Universidade de Fortaleza and is organized by the IEEE Brazilian Robot Competition and the…

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  • ASABE Robotics Competition

    The American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers (ASABE) Robotics Competition is a design competition event for students, who compete and develop solutions to real life agricultural issues. The theme of the 2013 ASABE Robotics Competition will…

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  • International Robosub Competition

    The AUVSI Foundation and ONR’s International RoboSub Competition is open to amateurs, students and young engineers worldwide who are interested in AUVs. The event takes place in San Diego from July 22-28, 2013. During this annual event, young engineers,…

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  • DARPA Robotics Challenge

    The DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) is a competition where systems & software teams compete to build robots that can assist humans in responding to man-made and natural disasters. The finals will be held June 5-6, 2015 at Fairplex in Pomona, California.

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  • ERC 2014

    The European Rover Challenge is a robotics competition organized by the Mars Society Polska where students have to design, build and test a Mars Rover. It will be held at the Regional Science-Technology Centre in Podzamcze, Poland, from September 5 -…

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  • IGVC

    This year’s Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC) aims at challenging students to create autonomous ground vehicles that can navigate through an environment with complex mobility, design, and interoperable architecture.

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  • International BotBall Tournament

    The Global Conference on Educational Robotics is hosting the 2013 International Botball Tournament in the USA from July 6-10. This five-day competition gives students the opportunity to learn new things about robotics, and share them with other middle…

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  • IoT Asia 2017

    As the first dedicated platform in Asia to address the enormous potential of the IoT revolution, the first edition of IoT Asia in 2014 was ahead of its competition. It was seen as a transformational

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  • Roboboat Competition

    The International RoboBoat Competition is an annual event where students compete against each other using their own Maritime Autonomous Surface Vehicles to cross an aquatic obstacle course. It will be held from July 8 to 13, 2014 in Virginai Beach, USA. Tasks…

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  • Robocon

    Robocon India is the latest in a series of international robotics competitions sponsored and organized by the Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU). The goal of the contest is to inspire innovation and improve young engineers’ creative thinking skills.…

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  • Robocup 2013

    This year, the international Robocup wil be held in Eindhoven, The Netherlands., from the 24th of june till the 1st of juli. This event is to promote and stimulate robotics technology worldwide by organizing competitions like robot soccer.

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  • RoboCup 2014

    RoboCup 2014 is meant to promote and stimulate robot technology worldwide. The main event will be the RoboCup Soccer competitions where teams from over 40 countries compete for the robot soccer championship. RoboCup 2014 is held in Brazil from july 21…

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  • RobotChallenge 2014

    RobotChallenge 2014 is one of the world’s largest international competitions for self-made, autonomous, and mobile robots. Held in Vienna, Austria from March 29 till 30, this annual event serves as a venue for people to showcase their creations, share…

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  • Arab Robotics Association

    The Arab Robotics Association, or ARA, aims at promoting robotics research in the Arab world. One of the major goals of the ARA is to raise awareness about the culture as well as science of robotics among Arab youth. The Arab Robotics Association organizes…

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  • Autonomous Mobile Robotics Lab.

    The AMRL of the University of Maryland specializes in robots for entertainment, education, goal-based robotics and motion planning. Notable projects include the Vacuuming robot the Scratchy, and the homebuilt Smart-V robot, Spiro. The lab also created…

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  • AUVSI Foundation

    The AUVSI Foundation focuses on the future of the robotics industry by developing programs that will attract and equip students for a career in this rapidly growing field. It hosts robotics competitions that challenge students to apply their skills in…

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  • National Chiao Tung U.

    The College of Engineering at National Chiao Tung University conducts advanced robotics research in a wide variety of fields. The College made a name for itself and the University by creating a robot that won second place in an MIT competition. They also…

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  • National Taiwan U. of Sc. & Tech.

    Established in 1974, the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST) is Taiwan’s first and leading higher education institution. At the RoboCup soccer competition in the Netherlands, the team showcased human-like robots displaying their…

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  • RoboCup Federation

    The Robocup Federation is an international organisation that promotes and stimulates robot technology worldwide by organizing robot competitions and symposia.

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  • Robonation

    RoboNation is an online community that features detailed information and a discussion forum for the non-profit Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International. By organizing robotics competitions for university students the hope to inspire students…

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  • Senshu U.

    Senshu University in Japan is one of the country’s most highly-developed academic institutions. The robotics lab in their Mechanical Engineering Department teaches students dynamics of machines and Mechatronics and Intelligent robotics among other subjects.…

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  • System Dynamics Lab.

    Utsunomiya University’s Systems Dynamics Laboratory in Japan is actively involved in the research of autonomous systems like robots. Their work has been used by such companies as Toyota and Calsonic Kansei. Their robotics projects include work on equilibrium…

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  • Tsinghua U.

    Tsinghua University offers various research facilities which focus on robot technology. Among their projects is the walking robot, developed by the university’s Robot Walking Group, which is a contender of the prestigious RoboCup competition.

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  • International Robot Olympiad 2013

    The 15th International Robot Olympiad is the first-ever US organized Olympiad where students compete in robotic games. It is from December 17-20, 2013 in Denver, Colorado, USA. More than 1,000 students will compete in robotic games and challenges. The…

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  • agBOT Challenge 2016

    The agBOT Challenge is contest to merge Technology and Agriculture to develop unmanned seeding devices. The event will be hosted at Gerrish Farms in Rockville, Indiana May 7, 2016

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  • European Robotics Forum 2015

    The 6th edition of the European Robotics Forum will take place March 11 to 13, 2015 in Vienna. It provides opportunities for robotics stakeholders to learn about the state of the art and most recent breakthroughs in applications

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  • Global Robot Expo 2017

    GLOBAL ROBOT EXPO is the definitive trade show to measure the current state of robotics and aims to provide a space where all stakeholders can showcase their technological achievements

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  • ICSR 2015

    The 7th annual International Conference on Social Robotics will be held in Paris, France, from October 26-30, 2105.

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  • Robo-Next 2015

    Robo-Next is a large-scale Indian robotics tournament organized by iSec Systems in association with Padarth, IIT-Bombay. Although the final date is not set yet, it is planned for March 2015. Those who want to participate in the Zonal Competition round…

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  • Robobusiness 2016

    RoboBusiness 2016 is the international gathering place for professionals who want to create business advantage with robotics and will be held september 28-29. RoboBusiness empowers thousands of end users, investors and solutions providers to understand…

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  • RoboUniverse New York 2015

    RoboUniverse serves as the “new robotics” segment of the robotics industry which includes service and education robots, collaborative robots, and their intelligent technologies.

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  • SRG 2014

    Held from January 22-23, the SRG 2014 brings together robot enthusiasts from around the world to compete in 16 unique games. Since it debuted in 1998, the SRG has been an exciting forum to showcase advancements in the field of robotics and automation.

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  • The Drone Xpo

    The Drone Xpo is the European Drone event based on innovation and networking, delivering the proof of new concepts and drone applications. TDX provides a look into the drone technology of today and tomorrow.

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  • Zero Robotics Tournament 2014

    Finalists in Zero Robotics tournament will compete at the International Space Station using SPHERES robots to navigate the International Space Station and avoid obstacles, as well as complete a specific mission that changes every year. Zero Robotics Tournament…

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  • Datavision

    Having offices in the Netherlands as well as Belgium, Datavision is a well-known European distributor of vision components.

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  • FIRST

    FIRST was founded in 1989 by American inventor Dean Kamen and aims to design accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

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  • Fondazione Mondo Digitale

    The Fondazione Mondo Digitale or the Digitalized World Foundation aims at combining innovation, instruction and fundamental values in order to create an inclusive knowledge society. The organization’s main goal is to share knowledge that will in turn…

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  • Force-A

    Being a French company, Force A specializes in agricultural technology. The company has the goal of becoming a global leader in the market by controlling the partnership and internal areas associated with optical sensors and decision support criteria.

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  • Helsinki U. of Tech.

    The ATL at Helsinki University of Technology is a top-caliber research and teaching facility in the field of automation technology and robotics. Several groups have formed under the lab, including the GIM. This group has created many robots, including…

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  • Let's Make Robots

    Let’s Make Robots (LMR) is a robot building community where robot makers of all skill levels chat about robots, give and receive advice on how to solve problems they encounter while building robots, and share their creations with other like-minded robot…

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  • Moog

    Moog is a company that is supplying motion control technology to improve performance in a wide variety of applications and markets, including commercial aircraft cockpits, the Formula One racing, medical infusion systems and power-generation turbines.

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  • National Instruments

    National Instruments was founded in 1976. Operating world-wide, the first products released by company were interface cards that connected instruments to standard office computers.

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  • National Taiwan U.

    Since 1928, NTU has been one of Taiwan's most dedicated institutions for higher learning. Members of its College of Engineering developed an energy-efficient robot, using the NI LabView and CompactRIO, that can move quickly and smoothly across different…

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  • NEMO

    Being largest science center of the Netherlands, NEMO aims at providing an interactive and informal learning environment for visitors of all ages. One of the goals of NEMO is to encourage children to develop their interest in science and technology.

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  • Ohio U.

    Ohio University is the ninth oldest university in the US, and is the first university that was established in the state of Ohio and the entire Northwest Territory. The university aims at developing its students intellectually and personally.

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  • Politecnico Di Torino

    The Politecnico di Torino is an engineering public university. The institution stands as the oldest technical university in Italy. It also has its own Robotics Center where researchers have developed a biped humanoid robot, known as the IsaacRobot.

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  • Sabanci U.

    The Sabanci University Robotics Research Laboratory Platform is part of the school's commitment to academic excellence and providing students with all the skills they need to succeed after graduation. The lab's recent work includes the SURALP humanoid…

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  • Shanghai Jiao Tong U.

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China is not only one of the country's oldest universities, it ranks 37th in Engineering education worldwide. To help students be competitive in robotics, the school opened a robotics lab in 1979. Here, in the Robotics…

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  • Singapore Polytechnic

    Singapore Polytechnic is the first ever polytechnic institute in Singapore that aims at training skilled personnel who will lead the wide ranging industries and businesses in the country. With various robots being created Singapore is clearly showing…

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  • Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific

    SSC Pacific is the United States’ Navy research, development, and fleet support center for command, manipulation and communication systems and ocean surveillance. It gives information resources to maintain the joint war fighter in carrying out missions…

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  • TeamDARE

    TeamDARE is a Dutch team of dedicated engineering experts who are committed to building robots. The Dutch team aims at designing and developing robotic solutions, with its focus on simplicity and affordability.

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  • U. of Kaiserslautern

    With approximately 14,200 students, the University of Kaiserslautern is the only engineering and technical university in Rhineland-Palatinate. Founded in 1970, the university offers excellent learning atmosphere and engaging student life.

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  • U. of Manitoba

    The University of Manitoba is Western Canada’s first university and the largest university in the province. Its Autonomous Agents Laboratory inside the Department of Computer Science has developed several robots, which have competed not only in Canada…

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  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

    The VU University of Amsterdam was founded in 1880 and ever since its foundation; the institution has been focusing on deepening knowledge. The university’s students and researchers are involved in multiple mechatronics and robotics projects that aim…

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  • Lea

    Lea serves as a home service robot, which is not only effective but affordable as well. Lea is capable of performing a variety of tasks, combining high-tech speech recognition, person tracking, object recognition as well as autonomous navigation.

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