Join the Ferrovial Robot Challenge!

Madrid 27/01/2017. The best autonomous building robots will compete in Global Robot Expo.

  • Ferrovial has launched a challenge for the designers of autonomous robots that will compete from February 2 to 4 in Madrid.
  • The prototypes will have to carry the simulated loads in an environment of a real work to scale.
  • The competition will end with an exhibition of the top 10 selected robotics projects.

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¡Join our robotic workshops on the 4th of February in GREX!

Madrid 26/01/2017. Saturday 4 February at Global Robot Expo at the Casa de Campo Glass Pavilion will be a day open to the general public and for families to enjoy and learn firsthand all the latest innovations in robotics, innovation and technology.

SPC – Makeblock, Camp Tecnologic and Future Kids Now are in charge of content nourishing these workshops and have organized some very interesting days so that people of all ages and passionate about robotics can learn a little more from the hand of the best experts Of the sector.

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Hocoma, the rehabilitation of tomorrow

Madrid 23/12/2016. Clemens Müller, Head of Clinical Education in Hocoma, will talk about the rehabilitation robotics in his conference at GREX’17.

This is what they work for at the Swiss medtech company Hocoma. With technologies and ideas that look at functional movement therapy from a completely different angle. Because they enable independent exercise and create maximum motivation, because they challenge people to take courage and support their hopes with personal achievements.

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Next generation of interactive robots

Madrid. 29/11/2016. Sethu Vijayakumar, Director of the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics will be in Global Robot Expo giving a keynote about the next generation of interactive robots.

Professor Vijayakumar, who has a PhD (1998) from the Tokyo Institute of Technology,  has pioneered the use of large scale machine learning techniques in the real time control of large degree of freedom anthropomorphic robotic systems including the SARCOS and the HONDA ASIMO humanoid robots, KUKA-DLR robot arm and iLIMB prosthetic hand. His latest project (2016) involves a collaboration with NASA Johnson Space Centre on the Valkyrie humanoid robot being prepared for unmanned robotic pre-deployment missions to Mars.

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Special Investment in Robotics in Global Robot Expo 2017

Madrid 10/11/2016. In Global Robot Expo 2017 will be a round table about investment in robotics. Trends to watch in the next decade.
Money is the key, investment in robotics is one of the most important factors in the development of a new ideas, forms or solutions. Global challenges like sustainability, economic growth or demographic development are being solved by the robotic revolution.

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Global Robot Expo 2017 aims to become benchmark in Europe

Madrid, 3 November 2016.

  • The second edition of GR-EX, which takes place from 2 to 4 February 2017, has the support of the Ministry of Industry, Red.es, the Region and City Hall of Madrid and sponsored by Everis, Altran and Phillips.
  • Global Robot Expo combines an exhibition of the latest technologies applied to robotics with conferences of internationally renowned speakers. It aims to be a meeting point between companies, researchers and investors.
  • The Madrid Drone Film Festival will be hosted for the first time in Spain as part of the ongoing activities of this international robotic trade show.

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What does the future hold for the industrial robotics?

Madrid 07/10/2016. Bruno Siciliano will be in Global Robot Expo 2017 to talk about the status quo, ongoing challenges and future prospects of the industrial robotics in Europe. Professor Bruno Siciliano is Director of the Interdepartmental Center for Advances in Robotic Surgery (ICAROS), as well as of the Laboratory of Robotics Projects for Industry, Services and Mechatronics (PRISMA Lab), at University of Naples Federico II. Fellow of the scientific societies IEEE, ASME, IFAC, he was President of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society from 2008 to 2009.

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