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2nd Engineering PhD Summit

EPFL’s School of Engineering announces the 2nd edition of the  Engineering PhD Summit, a workshop targeted towards final year PhD students. Each year the summit has a different theme and for this year the topic chosen is “Intelligent systems”. Participants from institutions worldwide will be selected on a competitive basis and will be invited to visit the EPFL …

ETH Robotics Summer School – Call for participation

Real Robots, Real EnvironmentsZurich, Switzerland, 27 June – 01 July 2019 Robotics has become one of the biggest fields of education and research worldwide. The newly opened Center for Robotics at ETH Zurich is committed to provide continued education and training to the young generations of researchers and practitioners. This summer school offers lectures and …

PSI Career Return Program – applications now open

The Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) – the largest research centre for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland – opens applications for their Career Return Program for 2019. The programme promotes talented young scientists and engineers after a career break by providing fellowships for returning to science. You can apply to this programme if… You have …

NCCR Robotics third phase is fully funded by SNSF after highly positive evaluation

The Swiss National Science Foundation has awarded NCCR Robotics the maximum possible funding level for its third and final phase, which will run until the end of 2022. The decision follows an exceptionally positive assessment of the Phase 2 achievements by the NCCR Robotics review panel, which praised the scientific results as well as the …

Dario Floreano is a speaker at WIPO’s Technoloy Trends report launch

On January 31, WIPO — World Intellectual Property Organization, will be launching the first report in a new “Technology Trends” series, which will look into artificial intelligence technologies. The launching of the report will be accompanied by an event at their headquarters in Geneva, in which Dario Floreano, NCCR Robotics’ Director, is one of the …

Call For Papers: HRI 2019 Workshop on Robots for Learning (R4L)

The Call For Papers for HRI 2019 Workshop on Robots for Learning (R4L) – Adaptive Learning is now open. Deadline for submissions: February 5th The event will take place on March 11th, 2019 in Daegu, Korea. + info: Website

Jamie Paik is one of the speakers at Expert Days

Jamie Paik will represent NCCR Robotics on the 11th Expert Days on Service Robotics “Towards Open Robotics”, as one of the speakers. Her speech “Hard challenges of soft robotics” will take place on the session dedicated to Technologies. The event will take place on February 27 – 28, 2019 in Odense, Denmark. + info: Website

Research-IDEAS (EPFL/Zeiss) – call for proposals

The Zeiss IDEAS call is now open for proposals. Deadline: February 28th 2019. In short: “The core of the initiative is to initiate and support research projects in focus areas defined by the scientific committee (SC) with the prospect of becoming joint research activities. The IDEAS fund will finance such seed projects of typically one year duration with …

New video for MyoSuit

This is the new video promoting the MyoSuit, a product developed by MyoSwiss, one of NCCR Robotics’ spin-offs. Michael, patient with muscular dystrophy (Bethlem myopathy), tells his story and experience with the MyoSuit. The MyoSuit i a robotic suit that adds strength and stability like an extra muscle layer. A training device in the context …

Innosuisse Startup Training – Applications are now open!

Do you feel ready for an intensive 5-day training in business creation or business growth? The application for the Innosuisse startup trainings in 2019 are now open. Why should you participate? Get an industry-specific 5-day training (ICT or Engineering). Get trained by 3 specialists each day (a trainer, an entrepreneur, and an expert; such as …