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2018/06/19: Automatica 2018

The IEETA participated at the Automatica 2018 (held in Munich, June 19-22) with an exhibitor demonstrating the results of the European EuRoC - European Robotics Challenges project (

In this project, the TIMAIRIS team, a partnership between the University of Aveiro and the company IMA SpA from Italy, won the 1st place in the Challenge 2 - Manipulation and Logistics in Industrial Environment, being the 2nd team in the ranking of the 3 Challenges of this project. Automatica 2018 is the largest automation and robotics event in the world and this year had more than 46 thousand visitors and and 890 exhibitors(

The award ceremony of the EuRoC disclosed the resulting rankings: FLAAIR (FZI, Opel, MKK), TIMAIRIS (UA, IMA), GRVC-CATEC, TUM-FLYERS, RSAII and PIROS. This event was attended by Juha Heikkila, Head of Robotics Unit at DG-Connect / European Commission, by Bernd Liepert, CIO at KUKA and President of the European Robotics Association, and by Bruno Siciliano, Coordinator of the EuRoC Project (