Organizers

euRobotics aisbl


(Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif) is a Brussels based international non-profit association for all stakeholders in European robotics. euRobotics aims to promote excellence in robotics by providing many networking opportunities to its members from both industry and academia, to exchange knowledge within the robotics community and to shape the future of robotics in Europe through cooperation between both sides.





Automation and Control Institute,
Vienna University of Technology


Automation and Control Institute (ACIN) employs 58 persons most of them researchers in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science. ACIN cunducts research in the areas of robotics, robot vision, automation technology and control theory. ACIN has been member of EURON and euCognition, coordinated EU projects RobVision, ActIPret, robots@home, and presently HOBBIT and Squirrel. ACIN contributed to many EU projects including FlexPaint, FibreScope, MOVEMENT, XPERO, TACO, GRASP, and CogX. Main fields of expertise are real-time robot-vision, object detection and tracking, and solutions to make robots see in real-world applications.




FerRobotics Compliant Robot Technology GmbH


FrerRobotics was founded 2006 as a spin-off of the Johannes Kepler University Linz and has become the worldwide leader in sensitive robotics. FerRobotics developes and produces "sensitive" and physically compliant robots as well as robotic parts, like an innovative "active contact flange" and compliant gripping tools. This new phiysically compliant concept is based on a worldwide unique and revolutionary technology which has been invented and patented by FerRobotics.




incubed IT GmbH


incubed IT delivers innovative, fully integrated software solutions to operate autonomous, freely navigating, and co-operative mobile shuttles.





Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH


JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH develops solutions and technologies for businesses and industries across a wide range of sectors and conducts top-level research at an international level. With a focus on applied research and technology development, the INNOVATION COMPANY plays a key role in transfer of technology and know-how in Southeast Austria. With its newly established ROBOTICS Institute, JOANNEUM RESEARCH will address the current needs of the economy for applied research on technologies that interface between the digital and the real world. The main areas of expertise in the institute focus primarily on human-robot collaboration and interactions that occur in innovative production processes, as well as the subject of robot safety.

Institute for Software Technology,
Graz University of Technology

The Institute for Software Technology (IST) employs around 30 researchers and conducts basic and aplied research in the areas software engineering, artifical intelligence and robotics. IST focuses on the application of methods from software engineering and artificial intelligence to robotics. The aim is to increase the robustness and dependability of robot systems by the application of model-based testing, model-based diagnosis and advanced planning and reasoning techniques. IST has been member of EURON and euCognition. IST coordinated seveal national funded research projects in robotics and artifical intelligence.


Profactor GmbH

PROFACTOR is an Austrian research company located in Steyr and focuses on developing new methods for integrated production technologies. The technological focus is on robotics and machine vision. About 80 scientists of various disciplines conduct research to improve the competitiveness of the production industry and to strenghten the Austrian and European industry. Profactor is conducting the whole range from basic research to applied research. By establishing strategic partnerships with industrial partners, Profactor focuses on closing the innovation gap between research results and market introduction. Main field related to robotics is the development of Adaptive Plug & Produce systems. Adaptive Plug & Produce systems are based on the cooperation between human and machine. Adaptive machines need to react to changes of the enviroment in a flexible way. In the frame of robot assistance, the bootom line is the safe, intuitive and synergetic interaction with the human.


LCM Linz Center of Mechatronics GmbH


Linz Center of MECHATRONICS GmbH Since its founding in 2001, the Linz Center of Mechatronics GmbH (LCM/ACCM) has become established as a center of peak performance in mechatronics with high international recognition and reputation. The LCM builds a bridge between scientific mechatronic research and its realization in products. Key competences of ACCM include: -the fields of mechanics and model based control, -computational and experimental process modeling and simulation, -sensors and signals, -information analysis and fault diagnostics -electrical drives and actuation systems -mechatronic design of machines and components and -hydraulic drives actuation systems.


FH Technikum Wien


UAS Technikum Wien offers both a bachelor and a master programm in Mechatronics/Robotics. Its robotic labs are well equipped with state of the art industrial and service robots from leading vendors like ABB, KUKA, or EPSON. UAS Technikum Wien conducts national R&D projects and contributes to international projects in the area of autonomous systems and service robotics.