General Description
The European Robotics Forum 2021 (ERF 2021), the most influential meeting of the robotics community in Europe, will be held as a virtual event 13-15 April 2021. The ERF2021 covers all aspects and current themes related to the field of robotics. Researchers, engineers, managers, and a growing number of entrepreneurs, businesspeople, and public funding officers from all over Europe come together to discuss technology push and market pull and how innovation in robotics and robotics-related AI can be accelerated.
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Agenda (Workshops info coming soon)
Start
9:00
End
23:55
Autonomy in Aerial Robotics for inspection and maintenance
Inspection Maintenance Robotics Workshop
Start
9:00
End
23:55
Cable-Driven Parallel Robots - New Developments and Applications
Manipulation Mechatronics Robotics Workshop
Start
9:00
End
23:55
Miniaturised Robotics Forum
Manipulation Mechatronics Robotics Workshop
Start
9:00
End
23:55
Robotics FSTP funding, any good for SME’s? - TRINITY experiences
Brokerage DIHs FSTP Robotics Workshop
Start
9:00
End
23:55
Software Systems Engineering: Platform, Ecosystem, Perspective
Robotics Systems and SW Workshop
Start
9:00
End
23:55
Trustworthy Robots – Safety, Credibility, Explainability
Robotics Safety Workshop
Start
10:25
End
23:55
Demonstration of Affective Manufacturing for Increased Performance
Agile Production Industry Robotics Robotics Workshop
Start
10:25
End
23:55
Education WS 1
Education Robotics Workshop
Start
10:25
End
23:55
Enabling safe operations and ease of use on different levels of collaboration
ABB Robotics Sponsored track Workshop
Start
10:25
End
23:55
How to make an impact in EU projects and boost innovation
Robotics Sponsored track Workshop
Start
10:25
End
23:55
Robotics and AI for Rural Development
Robotics Smart Cities/Areas Workshop
Start
10:25
End
23:55
The Role of Robot Companions in the New Paradigm of Industry 5.0
Agile Production Industry Robotics Robotics Workshop
Start
11:20
End
23:55
8th Workshop on Hybrid Production Systems – Part 1
Agile Production Industry Robotics Robotics Workshop
Start
11:20
End
23:55
European Leadership in Open Source for Robotics and AI
Robotics Systems and SW Workshop
Start
11:20
End
23:55
Robotics in healthcare: Future perspectives
Healthcare Robotics Workshop
Start
11:20
End
23:55
Soft objects robotic manipulation for the future of European factories
Manipulation Mechatronics Robotics Workshop
Start
11:20
End
23:55
Technology Transfer stories on Agile Production and Robotics
Brokerage DIHs FSTP Robotics Workshop
Start
13:20
End
23:55
Opening ceremony
Opening Plenaries
Start
14:05
End
23:55
8th Workshop on Hybrid Production Systems – Part 2
Agile Production Industry Robotics Robotics Workshop
Start
14:05
End
23:55
AI and Robotics: Intelligent, Learning and Trustworthy Robots
AI Robotics Workshop
Start
14:05
End
23:55
Applying AI and HRI results of competitions in service robotics
Benchmarking Competition Robotics Workshop
Start
14:05
End
23:55
Deeply embedded software
Robotics Systems and SW Workshop
Start
14:05
End
23:55
I&M robotics: Learning across industries from deployments
Inspection Maintenance Robotics Workshop
Start
14:05
End
23:55
TERRINet Lab Tour
Start
15:40
End
23:55
Horizon2020 Robotics Projects: Success Stories
EC project track Robotics Workshop
Start
15:40
End
23:55
Impact aware manipulation - H2020 I.AM. - live demo Innovation Lab
Lab Tour Robotics Workshop
Start
15:40
End
23:55
Reproducibility and Benchmarking: the next stage
Benchmarking Competition Robotics Workshop
Start
15:40
End
23:55
Robotics in Smart Cities
Robotics Smart Cities/Areas Workshop
Start
15:40
End
23:55
Software Engineering and Verification Techniques for Cobots
Robotics Systems and SW Workshop
Start
15:40
End
23:55
TG-Industrial Robotics - Challenges and Needs
Agile Production Industry Robotics Robotics Workshop
Start
9:00
End
23:55
FSTP Success Stories - Cross-Sectorial Session
Brokerage DIHs FSTP Robotics Workshop
Start
9:00
End
23:55
George Giralt PhD Award presentations
Award Robotics Workshop
Start
9:00
End
23:55
Robotics challenges in novel aerial transportation services
Logistics & Transport Robotics Workshop
Start
9:00
End
23:55
What does the robotics community expect and need from Benchmarking?
Benchmarking Competition Robotics Workshop
Start
10:25
End
23:55
Accelerating productivity with robotics - RAMP.eu
Agile Production Industry Robotics Robotics Workshop
Start
10:25
End
23:55
Cloud robotics: Deployment prospects and future needs
Cloud Robotics Workshop
Start
10:25
End
23:55
Education WS 2
Education Robotics Workshop
Start
10:25
End
23:55
Information about upcoming EU funding programmes
EC project track Robotics Workshop
Start
11:20
End
23:55
Entrepreneurship Award Presentations
Award Robotics Workshop
Start
11:20
End
23:55
How Robots Adapt to Changing Scenarios: Pandemic Situations and Beyond
Covid-19 response Robotics Workshop
Start
11:20
End
23:55
New Horizon2020 Robotics Projects
EC project track Robotics Workshop
Start
11:20
End
23:55
RIMA DIH Network - Success Stories & Lessons Learnt
Inspection Maintenance Robotics Workshop
Start
15:40
End
23:55
Find out about Cascade Funding opportunities under I4MS
Brokerage DIHs FSTP Robotics Workshop
Start
15:40
End
23:55
LIAISON: Liaising robot development and policymaking
Robotics Standardisation Workshop
Start
15:40
End
23:55
Putting robotics co-creation into practice
Innovation Environment Robotics Workshop
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