Plug&Work Robots: The project Factory-in-a-day aims at improving the competitiveness of European manufacturing SMEs by removing the primary obstacle for robot automation: installation time and installation cost.
Project objective: Reduce system integration time to one day The objective of this project is to marginalize the system integration cost by reducing the system integration time to one single day. The resultant 50% price reduction of fully integrated
Problem: SME’s under-utilize robotics High wages of industry workers in (Western) Europe make it hard for industries and especially SMEs to bring products to the global market that can compete with low-wage countries such as China and India. These companies
The eighth edition of the European Robotics Forum will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK from the 22nd till the 24th of March 2017 (http://www.erf2017.eu). Within this context the 4th Workshop on Hybrid Production Systems will take place on March
If you are working in a SME company – or even are the owner of one, we would be very happy if you could spare a few minutes to answer our online-questionnaire: http://ww3.unipark.de/uc/robotics Thank you very much in advance!
Professor of Biorobotics Martijn Wisse, also coordinator of Factory-in-a-day, is the new Scientific Director of TU Delft Robotics Institute. During the yearly associates day of the Institute on 24 January, 2017, Prof. Wisse was officially appointed. Read more on the