The first annual European Robotics Week began today and will run through December 4th. Over 130 organizations in 19 European countries will put on over 350 robotics-related activities across Europe, highlighting and promoting the growing importance of European robotics in a wide variety of application areas.
The week’s aim is also to inspire students of all ages while building their interest in technology and innovation, and some of the planned events include school visits with lectures on robotics, guided tours for pupils, open labs, exhibitions, challenges, robotics demonstrations.
Participating countries include: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, UK.
More than 45 European robotics labs will provide Internet users with a look at their activities, via pre-recorded videos or live-streaming cameras, which can be accessed at this URL http://www.robotics-labs.eu.
More information and a listing of the events (sorted by country and date) can be found at www.robotics-week.eu. Press releases with statements about the week including photos can be found at the euRobotics press room.
SOURCE: European Robotics Week