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5dpo

Country: Portugal

Organisation: Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering of Porto (INESC TEC)

Website: http://www2.inescporto.pt/author/jmlima

Contact: Prof. José Luis Lima (jllima(at)ipb.pt)

The team is composed by 3 MSc students in Electrical and Computer Engineering (awarded the international EUR-ACE quality label), by 4 researchers of the Robotics and Intelligent Systems Unit (ROBIS) of the Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering of Porto (INESC TEC), one of which is the Unit Coordinator, and teachers from the Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP) and Bragança Polytechnic Institute.

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AutoCOOP

Country: Italy

Organisation: Department of Advanced Robotics (ADVR), Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)

Website: http://iit.it

Contact: Dr. Fei Chen (fei.chen(at)iit.it)

Most of the team members come from the Advanced Industrial Automation Lab (AIAL) under the Department of Advanced Robotics (ADVR) within Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), Italy, and an additional member from Laboratory of LIRIS under the Department of Mathematics and Information within Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France.

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AutoMAP

Country: Italy

Organisation:
Department of Advanced Robotics (ADVR), Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)

Website: iit.it

Contact: Dr. Fei Chen (fei.chen(at)iit.it)

Most of the team members come from the Advanced Industrial Automation Lab (AIAL) under the Department of Advanced Robotics (ADVR) within Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), Italy, and an additional member from Laboratory of LIRIS under the Department of Mathematics and Information within Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France.

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ASTI

Country: Spain

Organisation: Automatismo y Sistemas de Transporte Interno, S.A.U

Website: www.asti.es

Contact: Mr. Ruben Martinez Garcia (rubenmg(at)asti.es)

The origin of ASTI team relies on the company where they all work and develop new solutions for the internal logistics. In this entrepreneurial environment, specialists from different areas work together to provide global solutions for the intra‐logistics improvement.

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BUTFIT2

Country: Czech Republic

Organisation: Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Information Technology (BUT, FIT)

Website: www.fit.vutbr.cz

Contact: Dr. Jaroslav Rozman (rozmanj(at)fit.vutbr.cz)

The team BUTFIT2 comes from robotic research group Robo@FIT and his members are focused on research and development in path planning, navigation and control, obstacle avoidance, image/video/depth data algorithms and machine vision techniques. The resources available to the group include standard computer equipment, computational clusters, and also several robotic platforms (PR2, Pioneer 3-AT, PatrolBot or AscTec Pelican and also Mitsubishi Melfa workcell with Kinect and Axis cameras).

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BUTFIT1

Country: Czech Republic

Organisation: Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Information Technology (BUT, FIT)

Website: www.fit.vutbr.cz

Contact: Dr. Vitezslav Beran (beranv(at)fit.vutbr.cz)

The team BUTFIT1 comes from robotic research group Robo@FIT and its members are focused on research and development in image/video/depth data processing, machine vision techniques, human-robot interaction approaches, path planning, navigation and control. The resources available to the group include standard computer equipment, computational clusters, and also several robotic platforms (PR2, Pioneer 3-AT, PatrolBot, AscTec Pelican etc.).

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CARLoT

Country: Spain

Organisation: Centre for Automation and Robotics (UPM-CSI), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Website: http://www.romin.upm.es/en

Contact: Prof. Manuel Ferre (m.ferre(at)upm.es)

This team is made up of researchers from Centre for Automation and Robotics UPM-CSIC. Team is led by Prof. Manuel Ferre, who is Profesor Titular at UPM and currently Vice-Director of CAR. CAR is the largest Spanish centre of research in robotics. It is a joint centre from The Spanish National Research Council (‘Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas – CSIC) and ‘Universidad Politécnica de Madrid’ (UPM).

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CEA robotics

Country: France

Organisation: CEA List

Website: www-list.cea.fr

Contact: Prof. Christophe Leroux (Christophe.leroux(at)cea.fr)

CEA LIST is a research and technology institute (more than 700 people) located near Paris and dedicated to the promotion on European Industry. Within CEA the robotics laboratory (more than 40 permanent researchers) has an expertise of more than 40 years, dedicated initially to the development of remote handling robot for hazardous environment. The laboratory now concentrates his researches on applications in the sector of industry. A major part of the research effort is dedicated to cooperative robotics: co-working and cobotics and more specifically on the conception of innovative robots for handling and manipulation applications.

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CVG-UPM

Country: Spain

Organisation: Computer Vision Group, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Website: www.vision4uav.com

Contact: Prof. Pascual Campoy Cervera ( pascual.campoy@upm.)

CVG-UPM has a large experience in using Vision for increasing the autonomy of UAV. CVG‐UPM has already participated in two international competitions in UAV. In 2013 they won First Prize in “Indoors Autonomy” at IMAV 2013 and in 2012 they obtained the Special Award on "Best Automatic Performance" at IMAV 2012 and the second overall prize in the category "Indoor Flight Dynamics‐Rotary Wing MAV".

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IDH Interactive Digital Humans

Country: France

Organisation: Université de Montpellier 2

Website: www.lirmm.fr

Contact:Prof. Andrea Cherubini(andrea.cherubini(at)lirmm.fr)

The IDH (Interactive Digital Humans) team is one of the five robotic research groups within the French Laboratory LIRMM (Laboratoire d'Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier) at Université de Montpellier 2. Its research focuses on physical human‐robot interaction involving cognitive or sensory processes in the control. Activities include the interpretation of human motion, haptic and physiological (e.g., EMG, EEG) data. Besides, IDH pays particular attention to vision‐force control for advanced interaction, and to multi‐contact planning using physical contact with the environment.

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InRol 1

Country: Norway

Organisation: Norwegian University of Sciuence and Technology (NTNU)

Website: http://www.ntnu.no/itk/IRL/

Contact: Prof. Anton Shiriaev (anton.shiriaev(at)ntnu.no )

The team consists of skilled professionals complementing each other with strong theoretical and practical background in the fields of mathematical modelling, motion analysis and control of multi‐DOF systems (incl. industrial manipulators and hydraulic cranes, walking robots, and human body dynamics), mechanical design, applied software development, and system integration.

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InRol 2

Country: Norway

Organisation: NTNU

Website: www.ntnu.no/itk/IRL/

Contact: Prof. Anton Shiriaev (anton.shiriaev@ntnu.no)

The team consists of skilled professionals complementing each other with strong theoretical and practical background in the fields of mathematical modelling, motion analysis and control of multi‐DOF systems (incl. industrial manipulators and hydraulic cranes, walking robots, and human body dynamics), mechanical design, applied software development, and system integration.

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Playground

Country: Slovakia

Organisation: Playground

Website: www.playground.sk

Contact: Ketill Gunnarsson (ketill(at)playground.sk)

The team combines years of experience in various fields needed to solve the challenge objectives. Mr. Gunnarsson has participated in many robotics competitions and has experience in solving robotics problems like robot localization and navigation as well as sensing, computer vision tasks and sensor fusion.

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SIMM

Country: Spain

Organisation: Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (IOC‐UPC)

Website: http://www.ioc.upc.edu

Contact: Prof. Jan Rosell (jan.rosell(at)upc.edu)

The members of the team belong to a larger research group with experience in grasping and mobile manipulation, currently working in two research projects relevant to the challenge (funded by the Spanish Government) that focus on teleoperation of mobile manipulators and on grasping and dexterous manipulations with multiple mobile manipulators.

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Team IfU

Country: Germany

Organisation: Assoc. Institute for Management Cybernetics e.V. (IfU), RWTH Aachen University

Website: http://www.ifu.rwth-aachen.de

Contact: Dr. Daniel Ewert (daniel.ewert(at)ifu.rwth-aachen.de)

They enter the competition as a mixed team of research assistants of different backgrounds – Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Mechatronics – as well as apprentices for mathematical-technical software development. Their current success within the RoboCup Logistics League gives note about our capabilities to succeed within a robotic competition.

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TU-Chemnitz Proaut

Country: Germany

Organisation: TU-Chemnitz Proaut

Website: www.tu-chemnitz.de/etit/proaut

Contact:Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Protzel (protzel(at)etit.tu-chemnitz.de)

Our team consists of three researchers (One PostDoc as technical lead and two PhD students) and two students currently working on their Master-Thesis in robotics. The team members specialize in different areas of robotics, e.g. image processing, sensor fusion (IMU, Vision and optical flow), 3D mapping and localization (with RGB-D- and 3D- laser-range data) with applications to UAVs and UGVs.

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CUTRob+

Country: Germany

Organisation:Technische Universität Chemnitz

Website: www.tu-chemnitz.de

Contact: Prof. Dr.-Ing Jozef Suchý (jozef.suchy(at)etit.tu-chemnitz.de)

The team members are with the University of Technology Chemnitz (2) and at the University of Applied Science Mittweida (1). The main area of team´s expertise is robotics. In this area we have long experience in compliance control, force/torque control, visual servoing, collaboration of multiple robots, real time trajectory planning, human-robot interaction, sensor based control, security and other topics.

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UNIBO-DEI-DISI

Country: Italy

Organisation: DEI - Universita di Bologna

Website: http://www-lar.deis.unibo.it/

Contact: Prof. Claudio Melchiorri (claudio.melchiorri(at)unibo.it )

The team is a cross-disciplinary group including people from the Laboratory of Automation and Robotics (LAR) at the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering (DEI) as well as from the Computer Vision Lab (CVLab) at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DISI) of the University of Bologna.

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Eiffel Team

Country: France

Organisation: ONERA and ISIR-UMPC

Website: http://www.onera.fr/en/tis and http://chair-uavs.isir.upmc.fr

Contact: Dr. Julien Marzat (julien.marzat(at)onera.fr)

ONERA, the French aerospace lab, is conducting research studies in aerial robotics for more than ten years. In this context, the team COPERNIC is composed of research engineers and PhD students working on embedded perception and control for autonomous aerial vehicles in complex indoor environments.

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LMS1

Country: Greece

Organisation: Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation, University of Patras

Website: http://lms.mech.upatras.gr

Contact: Prof. George Chryssolouris (xrisol(at)lms.mech.upatras.gr)

The Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems & Automation (LMS) is oriented on research and development in cutting edge scientific and technological fields. LMS is involved in a number of research projects funded by the CEU and European industrial partners.

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LMS2

Country: Greece

Organisation: Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation, University of Patras

Website: http://lms.mech.upatras.gr

Contact: Prof. George Chryssolouris (xrisol(at)lms.mech.upatras.gr)

The Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems & Automation (LMS) is oriented on research and development in cutting edge scientific and technological fields. LMS is involved in a number of research projects funded by the CEU and European industrial partners.

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Graz Griffins

Country: Austria

Organisation: Institute of Computer Graphics and Vision, Graz University of Technology (ICG/TUG)

Website: http://aerial.icg.tugraz.at

Contact: Mr. Christian Mostegel (mostegel(at)icg.tugraz.at)

Our team is composed of researchers from the Aerial Vision Group (Institute of Computer Graphics and Vision (ICG)) and the Institute of Automation and Control (IRT) at Graz University of Technology (TUG), as well as the Technische Universität München (TUM).

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TUM Flyers

Country: Germany

Organisation: TU Munich

Website: https://vision.in.tum.de/

Contact: Prof. Dr. Daniel Cremers (flyers(at)vision.in.tum.de)

Our team is part of the Computer Vision Group at the TUM which is pursuing topics of computer vision, image processing, and pattern recognition. We have rich experience in visual SLAM and navigation with micro aerial vehicles.

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FZI Service Robotics

Country: Germany

Organisation: FZI Research Center for Information Techology

Website: www.fzi.de

Contact: Andreas Hermann (hermann(at)fzi.de)

The FZI Living Lab Service Robotics has rich experience in many fields of service and industrial robotics. For more than 10 year FZI has developed innovative software and hardware solutions to complex challenges.

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DTI

Country: Denmark

Organisation: Danish Technological Institute – Robot Technology (DTI-RT)

Website: www.dti.dk

Contact: Dr. Andreas Rune Fugl (arf(at)dti.dk)

Danish Technological Institute (DTI) is a non-profit technology transfer institute with almost 950 employees, making it one of the world’s most significant private organizations to supply approved technological services such as consultancy, tests, certification and training for companies and public-sector organizations.

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PRODIN1

Country: Spain

Organisation: Fundación Prodintec

Website: www.prodintec.com

Contact: Mr. Luis Pérez (lcp(at)prodintec.com)

PRODINTEC has already participated in several research projects at both national and international level related to the development of inspection systems for quality control, robot guidance and industrial security.

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PRODIN3

Country: Spain

Organisation: Fundación Prodintec

Website: www.prodintec.com

Contact: Mr. Adrián Valenzuela (avc(at)prodintec.com)

PRODINTEC has already participated in several research projects at both national and international level related to the development of inspection systems for quality control, robot guidance and industrial security.

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Vis4Rob

Country: United Kingdom

Organisation: Vision for Robotics Lab, School of Informatics, IPAB, University of Edinburgh, U.K.

Website: http://wcms.inf.ed.ac.uk/ipab

Contact: Dr. Margarita Chli (mchli(at)inf.ed.ac.uk)

The newly established Vision for Robotics Lab led by Dr. Margarita Chli investigates vision-based perception for robots such as small UAVs and apart from have strong international collaborations it is has key involvement in the £6.1M Robotarium initiative to create a cutting edge Robotics Centre in Edinburgh.

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RPG

Country: Switzerland

Organisation: Robotics and Perception Group, University of Zurich

Website: http://rpg.ifi.uzh.ch/

Contact: Prof. Davide Scaramuzza (sdavide(at)ifi.uzh.ch)

The Robotics and Perception Group was founded in early 2012 at the University of Zurich. Our mission is to develop autonomous robots that can navigate all by themselves using only on-board sensors, mainly cameras, without relying on external reference systems, such as GPS or motion capture systems. Our interest encompasses both ground and micro flying robots, as well as multi-robot heterogeneous systems consisting of the combination of these two.

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Attempto Tuebingen

Country: Germany

Organisation: Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Website: http://www.cogsys.cs.uni-tuebingen.de

Contact: Prof. Dr. Andreas Zell (andreas.zell(at)uni-tuebingen.de)

The team Attempto Tuebingen is a joint team comprising approx. 10 researchers from the Chair of Cognitive Systems (Prof. Zell), CS Dept., University of Tuebingen, and the MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Dept. Human Perception, Cognition and Action (Prof. Buelthoff). The MPI group on autonomous robotics and human machine system is led by Dr. Paolo Stegagno.

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PEGASUS

Country: Italy

Organisation: PERCRO Laboratory (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna)

Website: www.percro.org

Contact: Mr. Massimo Satler (massimo.satler(at)sssup.it)

The team is formed by an interdisciplinary group of people being part of two Labs: Perceptual Robotics (PERCRO) Laboratory and the Gustavo Stefanini advanced robotics research Center (CGS).

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LCM Robotics Linz

Country: Austria

Organisation: Linz Center of Mechatronics GmbH

Website: www.robotik.jku.at

Contact: Christoph Stöger (christoph.stoeger(at)jku.at)

The Institute for Robotics at the Johannes Kepler University Linz is a well‐established and reputed research institution in the area of industrial and mobile robotics. It closely cooperates with the Linz Center of Mechatronics where more than 150 people work in various fields of mechatronics.

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AM Robotics

Country: Germany

Organisation: TUM Institute of Applied Mechanics

Website: http://www.am.mw.tum.de

Contact: Christoph Schütz (christoph.schuetz(at)tum.de)

Our institute employs more than 25 members, including 17 PhD students. The members are specialists with different academic backgrounds like mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, mathematics, mechatronics and physics.

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VICAMM

Country: Spain

Organisation: Fundació Privada ASCAMM

Website: www.ascamm.com

Contact: Daniel Martín (dmartin(at)ascamm.com)

The team is composed by ASCAMM and University of VIC (Barcelona). The industrial Robotics Department of ASCAMM Technology Centre focuses on human-machine collaboration and workspace perception and robot modelling calibration and simulation.

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Ghepard

Country: Italy

Organisation: DIBRIS- University of Genoa, Italy

Website: www.dibris.unige.it

Contact: Giuseppe Casalino (casalino(at)dibris.unige.it)

The team is composed by the aggregation of two Italian teams, respectively belonging to the GRAAL lab @ DIBRIS-University of Genoa, and RIM lab @ DII-University of Parma.

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LCM Drone Team

Country: Austria

Organisation: Linz Center of Mechatronics GmbH

Website: www.lcm.at

Contact: Veronika Putz (veronika.putz(at)lcm.at)

Our interdisciplinary team is well experienced in image analysis, indoor positioning, sensor fusion, Kalman filters, SLAM, Kinect, robotics (including ROS) and collision detection.

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NimbRo Manufacturing

Country: Germany

Organisation: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Autonomous Intelligent Systems

Website: http://www.ais.uni-bonn.de

Contact: Prof. Dr. Sven Behnke (behnke(at)cs.uni-bonn.de)

Team NimbRo Manufacturing is based in the Autonomous Intelligent Systems Group at the Computer Science Institute of University of Bonn, Germany. The University of Bonn is one of the leading public research universities of Germany. Its Computer Science Institute has a long tradition in robotics research, especially in the areas of mobile robotics and SLAM. Since 2008, the Autonomous Intelligent Systems (AIS) group conducts research in cognitive robotics and machine learning.

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NimbRo Logistics

Country: Germany

Organisation: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Autonomous Intelligent Systems

Website: http://www.ais.uni-bonn.de

Contact: Prof. Dr. Sven Behnke (behnke(at)cs.uni-bonn.de)

Team NimbRo Logistics is based in the Autonomous Intelligent Systems Group at the Computer Science Institute of University of Bonn, Germany. The University of Bonn is one of the leading public research universities of Germany. Its Computer Science Institute has a long tradition in robotics research, especially in the areas of mobile robotics and SLAM. Since 2008, the Autonomous Intelligent Systems (AIS) group conducts research in cognitive robotics and machine learning.

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NimbRo Copter

Country: Germany

Organisation: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Autonomous Intelligent Systems

Website: http://www.ais.uni-bonn.de

Contact: Prof. Dr. Sven Behnke (behnke(at)cs.uni-bonn.de)

Team NimbRo Copter is based in the Autonomous Intelligent Systems Group at the Computer Science Institute of University of Bonn, Germany. The University of Bonn is one of the leading public research universities of Germany. Its Computer Science Institute has a long tradition in robotics research, especially in the areas of mobile robotics and SLAM. Since 2008, the Autonomous Intelligent Systems (AIS) group conducts research in cognitive robotics and machine learning.

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SHADES

Country: Spain

Organisation: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Website: http://shades.uab.cat

Contact: Lluís Ribas‐Xirgo (Lluis.Ribas(at)uab.cat)

The members of the research group on Software/Hardware Agent‐based Distributed Embedded Systems (SHADES) are with the Microelectronics and Electronic Systems Department of the Universitat Autònoma deBarcelona. The team includes two professors and two PhD students.

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PIROS

Country: Italy

Organisation: National Research Council of Italy, Institute of Industrial Technologies and Automation

Website: http://www.itia.cnr.it

Contact: Nicola Pedrocchi (nicola.pedrocchi(at)itia.cnr.it)

Many young and motivated researchers with CNR-ITIA and TEKNIKER compose the PIROS team. CNR-ITIA, as a promoter of Industrial Innovation, performs strategic activities of Scientific Research and Technological Development for the Competitiveness and Sustainability of Italian and European Manufacturing Industries.

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LEO Center for Service Robotics Twente

Country: The Netherlands

Organisation: University of Twente

Website: http://www.utwente.nl/ewi/ram

Contact: Prof. Dr.ir. Stefano Stramigioli (S.Stramigioli(at)utwente.nl)

The LEO Center of Service Robotics is a foundation composed of the University of Twente, Saxion and a number of enterprises. One of the cores of LEO is Inspection and Services. Prof. Dr.ir. Stefano Stramigioli is chair of the Robotics and Mechatronics group of the University of Twente and the LEO Center which he established together with members of Saxion and local industries.

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VIPHER

Country: Romania

Organisation: University “Dunarea de Jos” of Galati

Website: http://www.ugal.ro

Contact: Ioan Susnea (ioan.susnea(at)ugal.ro)

The members of the proposed team are with the Department of Control Engineering, and Department of Computer and Information Technology of the University “Dunarea de Jos” of Galati, Romania (Faculty of Automatic Control, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering). Ioan Susnea, PhD, holds a MSC degree in Electronics Engineering and a PhD in Control Engineering with a thesis on Robotics. He is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Computer and Information Technology.

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RMS1 – Rinaldi Mechatronic Systems

Country: Germany

Organisation: Participating as a private person

Website: -

Contact: Luigi Rinaldi (luigi.rinaldi78(at)gmail.com)

Mechatronic and Electronic engineer working in a research center for robotics, involved in CAD design (2D and 3D), system integration, electrical design, industrial robot programming.

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RMS2 – Rinaldi Mechatronic Systems

Country: Germany

Organisation: Participating as a private person

Website: -

Contact: Luigi Rinaldi (luigi.rinaldi78(at)gmail.com)

Mechatronic and Electronic engineer working in a research center for robotics, involved in CAD design (2D and 3D), system integration, electrical design, industrial robot programming.

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MACCS Manipulation team

Country: France

Organisation: IFMA (Institut Français de Mécanique Avancée)

Website: http://maccs.univ-bpclermont.fr

Contact: Prof. Youcef Mezouar (Youcef.mezouar(at)ifma.fr)

The MACCS Manipulation team is composed of four people (1 Full professor, 3 associate professors and 1 engineer) : Youcef Mezouar received the Ph.D. degrees in automation and computer science from the University of Rennes 1, France in 2001. He obtained the Habilitation Degree (HDR - Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches) from Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France, in November 2009. He spent one year as Postdoctoral Associate in the Robotic Lab of the Computer Science Department of Columbia University, New York.

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Laborics PSI - Alternative Robotics

Country: Italy

Organisation: Participating as private persons

Website: http://www.laborics.com

Contact: Pasquale Moliterni (pasquale.moliterni(at)gmail.com)

Pasquale Moliterni received both his BSc in Computer Engineering and his MSc in Robotics and Control Systems Engineering from the University of Pisa. During his university studies, he was a visiting scholar at the Technical University of Delft. From 2010 to 2012, he was an Industrial Researcher at Euro-Mediterranean Incubator in e-Business Management of University of Salento (Lecce - Italy).

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Laborics SFLM - Alternative Robotics

Country: Italy

Organisation: Participating as private persons

Website: http://www.laborics.com

Contact: Pasquale Moliterni (pasquale.moliterni(at)gmail.com)

Pasquale Moliterni received both his BSc in Computer Engineering and his MSc in Robotics and Control Systems Engineering from the University of Pisa. During his university studies, he was a visiting scholar at the Technical University of Delft. From 2010 to 2012, he was an Industrial Researcher at Euro-Mediterranean Incubator in e-Business Management of University of Salento (Lecce - Italy).

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Laborics RIMC - Alternative Robotics

Country: Italy

Organisation: Participating as private persons

Website: http://www.laborics.com

Contact: Pasquale Moliterni (pasquale.moliterni(at)gmail.com)

Pasquale Moliterni received both his BSc in Computer Engineering and his MSc in Robotics and Control Systems Engineering from the University of Pisa. During his university studies, he was a visiting scholar at the Technical University of Delft. From 2010 to 2012, he was an Industrial Researcher at Euro-Mediterranean Incubator in e-Business Management of University of Salento (Lecce - Italy).

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FlexIRoc

Country: Germany

Organisation: Universität Bielefeld, Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics (CoR-­Lab)

Website: http://www.cor-­lab.de

Contact: Prof. J. Steil (jsteil(at)cor­-lab.uni-bielefeld.de)

The Bielefeld team comprises members from the Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics (CoR-Lab) and the Excellence Center in Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC) from the groups in Cognitive Robotics and Learning (CogRob, Prof. J. Steil, CoR-Lab), in Cognitive Systems Engineering (CSE, Dr. S. Wrede, CoR-Lab), and in Neuroinformatics (NI, Prof. Ritter, CITEC).

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MIRIAMM - Micro Aerial Vehicles by IRI and ASCAMM

Country: Spain

Organisation: Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial, CSIC-UPC

Website: http://www.iri.upc.edu/

Contact: Joan Solà (jsola(at)iri.upc.edu)

Two research groups are teaming up: The Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (IRI) focuses its activity in human-centered robotics research with expertise in various areas of robotics, such as computational kinematics and geometry, computer vision, mobile robotics (aerial, legged and wheeled robots), artificial intelligence. It has been involved in numerous EU FP7 projects, among which ARCAS, ECHORD++, and CargoANTS.

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GRVC-­CATEC

Country: Spain

Organisation: GRVC (University of Seville) and CATEC (Center for Advanced Aerospace Technologies)

Website: http://grvc.us.es and www.catec.aero

Contact: Fernando Caballero (fcaballero(at)us.es) and Anibal Ollero (aollero(at)us.es)

The Joint Group of "Robotics, Vision and Control Group" (GRVC) of the University of Seville and the Centre for Advanced Aerospace Technologies (CATEC) is one of the most relevant entities in aerial robotics and unmanned aerial systems. Thus, in 2013 GRVC and FADA-CATEC had jointly 20 projects (29 contracts) devoted to this topic.

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ROBOSOFT

Country: France

Organisation: Robosoft

Website: http://www.robosoft.com

Contact: Dr. Vincent Dupourqué (vincent.dupourque(at)robosoft.com)

Robosoft, established in 1985 by INRIA researchers, is recognized as a leading supplier of Advanced Robotics Solutions throughout Europe and beyond. Its experience in robotics, more precisely in subsets integration and automatic control, allows providing operational robotic solutions in 5 areas.

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Unikorn

Country: Germany

Organisation: University of Koblenz-Landau

Website: http://www.uni-koblenz-landau.de

Contact: Prof. Dr. Hannes Frey (frey(at)uni-koblenz.de)

Prof. Frey leads the computer networks and technical computer science research group of the university of Koblenz-Landau. His research interests include both graph theoretical/algorithmic research as well as applied research on wireless networking, sensor networks and sensor actuator networks. The latter includes the interplay of wireless nodes on the ground and flying service robots for wireless network deployment and maintanance.

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polibrì

Country: Italy

Organisation: Politecnico di Milano

Website: http://www.deib.polimi.it

Contact: Matteo Matteucci (matteo.matteucci(at)polimi.it)

The team builds on the synergy between two research groups of the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering of Politecnico di Milano leading two different laboratories: The AIRLab supports research on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at Politecnico di Milano since 1971. It has been, and currently is, involved in several industrial, EU and national research projects. Researchers from the AIRLab will contribute to the EuRoC POLIMI Team with their background in perception, mapping and autonomous navigation for autonomous mobile robots.

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AGAS 1 - Active Vision Group

Country: Germany

Organisation: University of Koblenz-Landau

Website: http://www.uni-koblenz-landau.de

Contact: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietrich Paulus (paulus(at)uni-koblenz.de)

Prof. Paulus leads the active vision research group of the university of Koblenz-Landau. His research interests include active vision, computer vision, interpretation and fusion of sensor data, as well as robotics. The participating team consists of Bachelor and Master students. The team will work on the challenges in the course of a practical robotics course offered at the University of Koblenz-Landau.

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AGAS 2 - Active Vision Group

Country: Germany

Organisation: University of Koblenz-Landau

Website: http://www.uni-koblenz-landau.de

Contact: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietrich Paulus (paulus(at)uni-koblenz.de)

Prof. Paulus leads the active vision research group of the university of Koblenz-Landau. His research interests include active vision, computer vision, interpretation and fusion of sensor data, as well as robotics. The participating team consists of Bachelor and Master students. The team will work on the challenges in the course of a practical robotics course offered at the University of Koblenz-Landau.

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MTC-LU

Country: United Kingdom

Organisation: Manufacturing Technology Centre

Website: http://www.the-mtc.org

Contact: Jeremy Hadall (jeremy.hadall(at)the-mtc.org)

Led by The Manufacturing Technology Centre Ltd, we enter the Challenge as a mixed team representing both academia and industrial research. The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Intelligent Automation based at Loughborough and Cranfield Universities has the overall aim of researching the means of automating processes that are currently considered to be difficult to automate, and in doing so reducing product variability and quality issues that sometimes arise from human involvement.

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MTC-LU-UB

Country: United Kingdom

Organisation: Manufacturing Technology Centre

Website: http://www.the-mtc.org

Contact: Jeremy Hadall (jeremy.hadall(at)the-mtc.org)

Led by The Manufacturing Technology Centre Ltd, we enter the Challenge as a mixed team representing both academia and industrial research. The Intelligent Robotics Lab at the University of Birmingham is one of the more active robotics laboratories in Europe. The group currently hold €4m in grants from FP7, including leading projects on mobility, spatio-temporal relations and long term autonomy (STRANDS), manipulation (PaCMan) and compliant and whole body control (CodyCo).

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Jacobs Robotics Team

Country: Germany

Organisation: Jacobs University Bremen

Website: http://robotics.jacobs-university.de/

Contact: Andreas Birk (a.birk(at)jacobs-university.de)

Jacobs University Bremen is a new private research university patterned after the Anglo-Saxon university system. The university was founded in 1999. It has an international student body (ca. 1400 students from over 100 nations, admitted in a highly selective process). Robotics research at Jacobs started with the very beginning of research and teaching activities at Jacobs University in September 2001. The research activities of the robotics group include 3D perception and world-modelling in unstructured environments, among others in logistics applications.

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KIT

Country: Germany

Organisation: Institute for Anthropomatics and Robotics – Intelligent Process Control an Robotics Lab (IAR-IPR), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Website: http://rob.ipr.kit.edu/english/staff_1761.php

Contact: Denis Štogl (denis.stogl(at)kit.edu)

The team consists of three research assistants and Ph.D. candidates at IAR-IPR and application engineer with industrial experience. The team members from IAR-IPR are part of Intelligent Industrial Robotics group (IIROB) where the main research topics are: Path planning for industrial and mobile robots, collision detection and avoidance, calibration and interaction with robots through augmented reality.

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ARS (Aerial Robotics Salento)

Country: Italy

Organisation: Università del Salento

Website: http://cor.unisalento.it/notarstefano/

Contact: Giuseppe Notarstefano (giuseppe.notarstefano(at)unisalento.it)

The ARS team is part of the Control Optimization and Robotics (COR) laboratory (http://cor.unisalento.it) at the Università del Salento and collaborates with the Institute for Optics (INO) at CNR. COR is an interdisciplinary research group in the area of control engineering and robotics. The main research activities involve motion coordination of multi-¬agent systems, distributed control and optimization, aggressive maneuvering of autonomous vehicles, fault diagnosis and reconfiguration, underwater robotics, mobile robotics.

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Daedalus Robotics

Country: Greece

Organisation: R&D Dept. at SingularLogic S.A.

Website: -

Contact: Panagiotis Vartholomeos (pvartholomeos(at)singularlogic.eu)

Dr. Panagiotis Vartholomeos received his M.Eng degree in Electrical and Electronic Eng. from Imperial College London, in 2001 and his PhD in Mechanical Eng./Robotics, from CSL at the National Technical University of Athens in 2007. From 2010 till 2013 worked as a Research Fellow at Harvard and at the Children’s Hospital Boston (http://robotics.tch.harvard.edu/ ). Has more than 25 peer-reviewed publications and 100 (non-self) citations.

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First ROS Team of Kosice

Country: Slovakia

Organisation: Technical University Kosice

Website: http://www.tuke.sk

Contact: Jan Bacik (jan.bacik.2(at)tuke.sk)

First ROS team of Kosice is young and small team composed of two PhD students from the group of prof. Daniela Perdukova. Our experience in robotics development and design was up to now gained mostly by participation in student projects, which resulted in several awards in various robot competitions (e.g. Robot challenge). Currently we are looking for more advanced challenges allowing us to combine our knowledge with recent development in the field of computer vision,UAV control and Robot operating system. We maybe haven’t published dozens of scientific articles in the field but we will try to compensate this drawback by true diligence and developing enthusiasm.

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Vicomtech-IK4

Country: Spain

Organisation: Vicomtech-IK4

Website: http://www.vicomtech.org/en

Contact: Oihana Ootaegui (Ootaegui(at)vicomtech.org)

VICOMTECH-IK4 is an applied research centre in Computer Graphics, Visual Computing and Multimedia with a staff of around 105 people, 28 of them PhD researchers. The robotic research team works within the Intelligent Transport System and Engineering Department which develops, among others, advanced computer vision based ITS tailored solutions for the industry. Some of the main research topics include hardware and software techniques for ADAS, SLAM, computer vision, automatic traffic control, object reconstruction systems, automatic motion capture and combined motor action interpretation, 3D simulation, college engineering, semantics.

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ACTLAB

Country: Italy

Organisation: Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione, Università di Parma

Website: http://www.ce.unipr.it/people/lucac/

Contact: Luca Consolini (luca.consolini(at)unipr.it)

ACTLAB (Automatic ConTrol LABoratory) is at the Department of Information Engineering at the University of Parma, its activities involve theoretical research and experimentation in dynamic inversion, tracking and path following for nonlinear systems, formation control, control of mechanical systems, autonomous robotics, and mechatronic systems. The laboratory has been involved in European projects and in various industry research programs; it also actively collaborates with various Italian automation companies.

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Robotics with human sense

Country: The Netherlands

Organisation: Factory Control

Website: http://www.factorycontrol.nl

Contact: B. Groet (bgroet(at)factorycontrolprojects.nl)

The participants in this team consist of F. Kaanen, Director of Bosch Scharnieren; a hinge manufacturer and B. Groet, Director of Factory Control; a robotic system integrator.

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UNIPI

Country: Italy

Organisation: University of Pisa – Dipartimento Ingegneria dell’Informazione

Website: http://www.dsea.unipi.it/Members/polliniw

Contact: Lorenzo Pollini (Lorenzo.pollini(at)unipi.it)

Team UNIPI is composed of faculty, staff, graduate and master students with previous expertise in Guidance Navigation and Control applied to unmanned vehicles. The persons in team UNIPI had previous experiences and significant expertise in both theoretical and applied/experimental research on both tracks of Challenge 3.

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INNORA-ROBOM

Country: Greece

Organisation: INNORA SA

Website: www.innora.gr

Contact: Manthos Alifragis (alifragis(at)innora.gr)

Dr. Manthos Alifragis is a Computer Vision Engineer at Innora SA. He holds a Diploma of Electrical Computer Engineer from the National Technological University of Athens focused on the fields of Telecommunication Systems and Computer Networks, Automatic Control and Robotics, as well as a PhD from the Technical University of Athens (2010), in Computational Computer Vision focused on 3D digital restoration of natural scenes. He worked, in the past, for three years at Inos -Automation software GmbH as a Computer Vision engineer. His research interests span the areas of multiview computer vision, statistical image analysis and robot calibration techniques.

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SZTAKI

Country: Hungary

Organisation: Institute for Computer Science and Control, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Website: http://www.sztaki.hu

Contact: András Majdik (majdik(at)sztaki.hu)

The Institute for Computer Science and Control, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA SZTAKI) is one of the largest research and development institution in Hungary. The team for the EuRoC challenge is composed by members of the Systems and Control Laboratory (SCL) and Distributed Events Analysis Research Laboratory (DEVA).

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Eyefly

Country: Slovakia

Organisation: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

Website: -

Contact: Jozef Rodina (jozef.rodina(at)stuba.sk)

The team Eyefly consists of 5 young people (26 - 29 years old) interested in robotics. All members received their Master’s degree at Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. Four of them, namely Msc. Jozef Rodina, Ph.D. , Msc. Ľuboš Chovanec, Msc. Tomáš Fico and Msc. Anežka Chovancová, studied Robotics and Cybernetics at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology.

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RSS@ULUND

Country: Sweden

Organisation: Dept. of Computer Science, Lund University

Website: http://cs.lth.se/jacek_malec/

Contact: Jacek Malec (jacek.malec(at)cs.lth.se)

The team will consist of one or more master students from Lund University, working with the challenge under our (Jacek Malec and Maj Stenmark's) supervision. We intend to use our expertise and tools developed during our participation in a number of ongoing of already finished European FP7 projects: ROSETTA, PRACE and SMErobotics.

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CASY

Country: Italy

Organisation: University of Bologna

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/robertonaldi/

Contact: Roberto Naldi (roberto.naldi(at)unibo.it)

The activity of the University of Bologna will be conducted at the Research Centre CASY (Center for research on complex Automated Systems, www.casy.deis.unibo.it/), which is a research centre within the Department of Electric, Electronics and Computer Science (DEI) at the University of Bologna – ITALY.

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Delft Robotics

Country: The Netherlands

Organisation: Delft University of Technology

Website: www.robotics.tudelft.nl

Contact: Martijn Wisse (m.wisse(at)tudelft.nl)

TU Delft Robotics Institute is making a strong effort to (help) robotize small and medium production companies. Through the program “Robots That Work” various projects are being run, amongst which the EU project www.factory-in-a-day.eu. The team consists of researchers on robot vision, robot control, and design, and also includes a spin-off company (Delft Robotics) that will assume the role of system integrator.

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IRIS

Country: Portugal

Organisation: IEETA / Universidade de Aveiro

Website: http://www.ieeta.pt

Contact: Nuno Lau (nunolau(at)ua.pt)

The team is composed by researchers, PhD students and collaborators of the IRIS – Intelligent Robotics and Systems research group. This is one of the 3 groups of the IEETA ‐ Institute of Electronics and Informatics Engineering of Aveiro research unit, located at Aveiro University in Portugal. This group is well known by its excellent work in multi‐robot systems, robotic soccer, humanoid robotics, industrial applications of robotics, computer vision, autonomous driving and educational robotics.

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KOMO@Stuttgart

Country: Germany

Organisation: University of Stuttgart

Website: http://ipvs.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de/mlr/marc/

Contact: Marc Toussaint (marc.toussaint(at)informatik.uni-stuttgart.de)

Marc Toussaint is professor for Machine Learning & Robotics at University Stuttgart. The “team” will be very small, perhaps only include another undergraduate student and optionally a post-doc of mine. This is intended, as this team will focus on testing and evaluating a very specific set of methods and existing code developed by Toussaint (see below). These methods focus on trajectory optimization and optimal control (including grasping from a control perspective) and are therefore ideally suited to address challenge 2.

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EXHAUSS Team 2

Country: France

Organisation: L’AIGLE

Website: http://www.exhauss.com

Contact: Pierre Davezac (contact(at)exhauss.com)

EXHAUSS is, as for now, a brand of L’AIGLE Co. Ltd., founded in 2003 by Pierre DAVEZAC. L’AIGLE is the only French manufacturer of Camera stabilizers. L'AIGLE offers a complete range of stabilizing systems, designed for any camera weighing from a few hundred grams up to 27 kilos (60lbs). More informations at www.laigleparis.fr/english-home.htm

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EXHAUSS Team 1

Country: France

Organisation: L’AIGLE

Website: http://www.exhauss.com

Contact: Pierre Davezac (contact(at)exhauss.com)

EXHAUSS is, as for now, a brand of L’AIGLE Co. Ltd., founded in 2003 by Pierre DAVEZAC. L’AIGLE is the only French manufacturer of Camera stabilizers. L'AIGLE offers a complete range of stabilizing systems, designed for any camera weighing from a few hundred grams up to 27 kilos (60lbs). More informations at www.laigleparis.fr/english-home.htm

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RomaUno

Country: Italy

Organisation: Sapienza university of Rome

Website: http://www.dis.uniroma1.it/~nardi

Contact: Daniele Nardi (nardi(at)dis.uniroma1.it)

The team RomaUno is a joint collaboration between the Rococo Lab, the Robotics Lab, and the Lapis Lab of the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Prof. Daniele Nardi is head of Rococo Lab (Cognitive Cooperating Robots - labrococo.dis.uniroma1.it), while Dr. Giorgio Grisetti and Dr. Domenico Daniele Bloisi are faculty members of the same lab.

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IRTJV-ROC

Country: France

Organisation: IRT Jules Verne

Website: http://www.irt-jules-verne.fr

Contact: David Marquez-Gamez (david.marquez(at)irt-jules-verne.fr)

IRT Jules Verne is a research institute developing innovation for the industry in the field of Manufacturing. The Robotics and Cobotics (ROC) team at IRT JV is composed of five full time PhD/engineers and three PhD students. We favoured a constructive and integrative way of thinking robotics, aiming at defining robotics as a complete discipline and a challenging field of work. The sum of skills gathered by the team members covers all today’s wide variety of problems: from mechanical design to high level task programming.

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INNORA-MAV

Country: Greece

Organisation: INNORA SA

Website: www.innora.gr

Contact: Nikos Chatzinikolaou (chatzinikolaou(at)innora.gr)

Dr Nikolaos Chatzinikolaou holds a BEng (Hons) in Computer Systems Engineering from the School of Engineering at the University of Sussex, UK (2002), a MSc in Evolutionary & Adaptive Systems from the School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences at the same University (2003), as well as a PhD in Informatics from the University of Edinburgh (2012). His research interests lie in evolutionary computation, neural networks, autonomous robotic agents, digital automation and complex networked software systems.

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IJS Robotics 2

Country: Slovenia

Organisation: Jozef Stefan Institute

Website: http://abr.ijs.si/

Contact: Robert Bevec (Robert.bevec(at)ijs.si)

Jozef Stefan Institute (JSI) is the leading Slovene research organization. It is responsible for a broad spectrum of basic and applied research in the fields of natural sciences and engineering. The staff of around 1000 specializes in research in electronics and information science, physics, chemistry and biochemistry, nuclear technology, energy utilization, and environmental science. JSI will take part in project through the Department of Automatics, Biocybernetics, and Robotics.

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IJS Robotics 1

Country: Slovenia

Organisation: Jozef Stefan Institute

Website: http://abr.ijs.si/

Contact: Robert Bevec (Robert.bevec(at)ijs.si)

Jozef Stefan Institute (JSI) is the leading Slovene research organization. It is responsible for a broad spectrum of basic and applied research in the fields of natural sciences and engineering. The staff of around 1000 specializes in research in electronics and information science, physics, chemistry and biochemistry, nuclear technology, energy utilization, and environmental science. JSI will take part in project through the Department of Automatics, Biocybernetics, and Robotics.

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SUTURO

Country: Germany

Organisation: Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IAI), Universität Bremen

Website: http://ai.uni-bremen.de/

Contact: Prof. Michael Beetz (ai‐euroc(at)cs.uni‐bremen.de)

The SUTURO team is formed of members of the Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IAI) at the University of Bremen. The team is headed by Prof. Michael Beetz, whose research interests include plan‐based control of robotic agents, knowledge processing and representation for robots, integrated robot learning, and cognitive perception. Before joining the University of Bremen, he lead the Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group at Technische Universität München that successfully investigated complex mobile manipulation tasks in a household environment.

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Aetournos4Euroc

Country: France

Organisation: Université de Lorraine, LORIA, MinesNancy

Website: http://www.loria.fr

Contact: Laurent Ciarletta (laurent.ciarletta(at)loria.fr)

The team is composed of scientists and engineers (CS, robotics, automation, electronics) that have been working on UAV/UGV or aeronautics for several years. The Airborne Embedded auTonomOUs Robust Network of Objects and Sensors (AETOURNOS) platform is the core project that brings us together. Its main goals are: conducting research in swarming/flocking of UAVs, and using this as an application domain for other researches. We are developing solutions using co-simulation SITL/HITL with a strong final ambition to work independently of exogenous localization systems (MoCap or GPS).

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Ingeniería de Sistemas y Automática

Country: Spain

Organisation: Vigo University

Website: http://webs.uvigo.es/jgarri

Contact: Julio Garrido Campos (jgarri(at)uvigo.es)

The team (http://webs.uvigo.es/grupoesa) is composed of: Three senior researchers with a dilated experience in industrial automation, shop floor data access systems, industrial integration and industrial standards development. A PhD student working in dynamic control motion control systems.

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TUT CS Robotics Team

Country: Estonia

Organisation: Tallinn University of Technology

Website: http://cs.ttu.ee

Contact: Jüri Vain (Juri.vain(at)TTU.ee)

The Department of Computer Science at Tallinn University of Technology has long-term experience in solving problems in the field of robotics stemming from the area of humanmachine interaction and multi-robot system coordination, e.g., development of a scrubnurse robot, rehabilitation supervision systems and control of robot swarms.

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Redundartists 1

Country: Hungary

Organisation: Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME)

Website: http://www.manuf.bme.hu/en_indexfa99.html?menu=en_staff_toth&activemenu=en_staff

Contact: András Tóth (toth(at)manuf.bme.hu)

The Reduntartists team includes both experts and novices with complementary competences and various availability, in a wide age spectrum. The expert members of the team have successfully completed a number of EU FP5, FP6, FP7 R&D projects. We proudly refer to various end-results: fully functional robot prototype systems which prove in-house mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, software engineering, systems engineering and integration capabilities.

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Redundartists 2

Country: Hungary

Organisation: Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME)

Website: http://www.manuf.bme.hu/en_indexfa99.html?menu=en_staff_toth&activemenu=en_staff

Contact: András Tóth (toth(at)manuf.bme.hu)

The Reduntartists team includes both experts and novices with complementary competences and various availability, in a wide age spectrum. The expert members of the team have successfully completed a number of EU FP5, FP6, FP7 R&D projects. We proudly refer to various end-results: fully functional robot prototype systems which prove in-house mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, software engineering, systems engineering and integration capabilities.

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ITRXcell

Country: Italy

Organisation: IT+Robotics and Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Padua

Website: http://www.dei.unipd.it/~epv/

Contact: Enrico Pagello (epv(at)dei.unipd.it)

Prof. Enrico Pagello received a "Laurea in Ingegneria Elettronica" at the University of Padova in 1972. He is currently a Full Professor of Computer Science since 2002, at the Department of Information Engineering. During 77-78, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Lab. of A. I. of Stanford University. He is a Fellow of the University of Tokyo. He has been a President of the Intelligent Autonomous Society, and a Vice-President of the RoboCup Int. Federation. His research interests are on applying Artificial Intelligence to Robotics. He is a co-founder of IT+Robotics Srl.

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ITRXshop

Country: Italy

Organisation: IT+Robotics and Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Padua

Website: http://www.dei.unipd.it/~epv/

Contact: Enrico Pagello (epv(at)dei.unipd.it)

Prof. Enrico Pagello received a "Laurea in Ingegneria Elettronica" at the University of Padova in 1972. He is currently a Full Professor of Computer Science since 2002, at the Department of Information Engineering. During 77-78, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Lab. of A. I. of Stanford University. He is a Fellow of the University of Tokyo. He has been a President of the Intelligent Autonomous Society, and a Vice-President of the RoboCup Int. Federation. His research interests are on applying Artificial Intelligence to Robotics. He is a co-founder of IT+Robotics Srl.

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Manufacturing, Research Unit of Engineering system

Country: Luxembourg

Organisation: University of Luxembourg

Website: http://www.uni.lu

Contact: Prof. Peter Plapper (peter.plapper(at)uni.lu)

The proposed project will be hosted by the Robotics Research Team, which is part of the Research Unit in Engineering Science (RUES) of the University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication. The Robotics Research Team is led by Prof. Dr. Peter Plapper who is currently supervising four PhD students and two postdocs. The strategic focus of research projects of this small, but rapidly growing Team of manufacturing experts is Robotic Assembly, Vision Assisted Path planning, Force controlled versatile assembly.

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YDreams Robotics

Country: Portugal

Organisation: YDreams Robotics

Website: http://www.ydreamsrobotics.com

Contact: Artur Arsenio (artur.arsenio(at)ydreamsrobotics.com)

Artur Arsenio received his doctoral degree in Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2004. He is YDreamsRobotics CEO, and Assistant Professor in Computer Science at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST). Before, he headed Innovation at Nokia Siemens Networks Portugal SA. He also worked as Senior Solution Architect leading several international R&D teams for Siemens, and as Chief Engineer represented Siemens Networks on IPTV Standardization forums. He is the inventor of 6 international patent families, and authored/co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications. He is the recipient of several scientific and innovation awards.

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b-it-bots 2

Country: Germany

Organisation: Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University

Website: http://www.b-it-bots.de

Contact: Rhama Dwiputra (rhama.dwiputra(at)h-brs.de)

The b-it-bots RoboCup@Home team at Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences (BRSU) has been established in 2007. The RoboCup@Home team is strongly interwoven with the Master by Research course in Autonomous Systems, which is offered at the BRSU. The main research interests include mobile manipulation, environment modelling, computer vision and human robot interaction (HRI).

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b-it-bots 1

Country: Germany

Organisation: Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University

Website: http://www.b-it-bots.de

Contact: Frederik Hegger (Frederik.hegger(at)h-brs.de)

The b-it-bots RoboCup@Home team at Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences (BRSU) has been established in 2007. The RoboCup@Home team is strongly interwoven with the Master by Research course in Autonomous Systems, which is offered at the BRSU. The main research interests include mobile manipulation, environment modelling, computer vision and human robot interaction (HRI).

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CATEC-AyR

Country: Spain

Organisation: FADA-CATEC

Website: http://www.catec.aero

Contact: Carlos Pérez (cperez(at)catec.aero)

CATEC-AyR team is set up with members from the Automation and Robotics Department at FADA-CATEC. This multidisciplinary group of researchers and engineers usually carry out R&D projects, mainly in the automation of aeronautical manufacturing processes. One of the main objectives in their research strategy is showing how industrial robots and new algorithms and control strategies can move forward from standard repetitive process into a flexible and reliable system that meets aeronautical industry requirement. Safety, collaborative working environment and fast process programming are some of the group main interest.

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UNIZG-FER

Country: Croatia

Organisation: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (UNIZG-FER)

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/ipalunkosite/home/services/projects/unizg_fer-euroc

Contact: Ivana Palunko (ivana.palunko(at)fer.hr)

The UNIZG-FER team brings together people from two research groups: Autonomous Mobile Robotics (AMOR) and Laboratory for Robotics and Intelligent Control Systems (LARICS), both from the Department of Control and Computer Engineering.

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IAS TU-Da 1

Country: Germany

Organisation: Technische Universität Darmstadt

Website: http://www.ias.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de/

Contact: Jan Peters (mail(at)jan-peters.net)

The challenger team from the Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group (IAS) based at the Technische Universitaet Darmstadt has a clear goal of bringing advanced motor skills to robotics using techniques from machine learning and control. The IAS team has focused on creating autonomous robots that can learn to assist humans in a variety of situations, both at the industrial scenario and at home. While this aim has been a long-standing vision of artificial intelligence and the cognitive sciences, we have yet to create robots that can learn to accomplish many different tasks triggered by environmental context or higher-level instruction.

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IAS TU-Da 2

Country: Germany

Organisation: Technische Universität Darmstadt

Website: http://www.ias.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de/

Contact: Jan Peters (mail(at)jan-peters.net)

The challenger team from the Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group (IAS) based at the Technische Universitaet Darmstadt has a clear goal of bringing advanced motor skills to robotics using techniques from machine learning and control. The IAS team has focused on creating autonomous robots that can learn to assist humans in a variety of situations, both at the industrial scenario and at home. While this aim has been a long-standing vision of artificial intelligence and the cognitive sciences, we have yet to create robots that can learn to accomplish many different tasks triggered by environmental context or higher-level instruction.

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RSAI 2

Country: Spain

Organisation: IK4-Tekniker

Website: www.tekniker.es

Contact: Loreto Susperregi (loreto.susperregi(at)tekniker.es)

This multidisciplinary team is composed of experts coming from academia (University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU) and Technological Center (IK4-Tekniker) specialized both in robotics and smart and autonomous system development that have been actively collaborating for many years.

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IRC Robotics

Country: Slovakia

Organisation: Institute of Robotics and Cybernetics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

Website: http://www.urk.fei.stuba.sk

Contact: František Duchoň (frantisek.duchon(at)stuba.sk)

We are a young team consisting of PhD students and researchers. The oldest member is 33 and the youngest 24 years old. We are all graduates from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava and colleagues at the Institute of Robotics and Cybernetics. We have rich experience in mobile robotics and various applications of robotics.

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Robo-Team

Country: Italy

Organisation: University Campus-Bio-Medico of Rome (UCBM) Complex Systems & Security (Coserity) Lab

Website: www.unicampus.it www.coseritylab.it

Contact: Roberto Setola (r.setola(at)unicampus.it)

The team involves a wide range of expertise that will act in a synergic fashion to achieve the challenge’s goal. Appropriately balanced in terms of roles and skills, all team members have been previously involved in International and National R&D projects. The complementary and multidisciplinary capacities of the group’s components is a guarantee of immediate success in the achievement of all challenge’s purposes.

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15.05.2017

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