Central event of the European Robotics Week 2017 to take place in Brussels

Central event of the European Robotics Week 2017 - Brussels, 20-24 November

This is a multi-track event aiming to inspire regions on the positive contribution robotics can bring to our society and geared to aspire to the younger generations on the growing importance of skills in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).

A Multi-Track Event

Exhibition: Experience & Explore, 20-23 November, European Committee of the Regions

Bâtiment Jacques Delors
Rue Belliard 99-101
B - 1040 Brussels

This year the European Robotics Week’s central event focuses on the importance of robotics for regions, especially in:
• Healthcare - 20 November
• Education - 21 November
• Environment - 22 November
• International cooperation - 23 November - Digital Innovation hubs

Featured robots developed under EU research projects in the framework of FP7 and Horizon 2020 and not only, will showcase healthcare applications (including exo-skeletons), environment, rescue, education, arts.

Reception and Opening - 21 November, 18:00
On 21 November, as from 18:30, the guests will enjoy a reception with robotics talks and a concert by Logos, the largest robotics orchestra in the world! Be ready to meet Fa, Klar, Horny, So, PP2, Vibi and Temblo!

Register to the CoR event

Registration is free of charge. Registration is mandatory and upon the organisers' approval for security reasons.

Meet the ROBOBUS of Sohjoa Baltic - 22 & 23 November

European Parliament
Esplanade Solidarność 1980
Rue Wiertz 60, 1040 Bruxelles

The Sohjoa Baltic Robobus will be exhibited to the public on 22-23 November. You will have the chance to meet the project representatives, learn more about autonomous driving technologies and experience the bus itself. The event is open to the public, no prior registration is required.

Baltic Sea region transitioning into eco-friendly autonomous last mile public transportation - Public transport is not as flexible and accessible as private cars are in the Baltic Sea region. The project works towards increasing the attractiveness of public transport by improving offered services and introducing automated driverless electric minibuses, especially for the first and last mile of the journey. It proposes recommendations for environmentally friendly and smart automated public transport and guidelines on the organisational set-up.

Join the INQBET HACKATHON - 27 October - 27 November

P&G Brussels
Temselaan 100

1853 Grimbergen

Enter InQbet, a 1 month hackathon for designers, makers, coders, developers, data scientists, engineers, researchers, students, startups, architects, entrepreneurs, or anyone else who believes their skill is valuable in make significant business impact in the area of artificial intelligence.

Register to join onsite or remotely!

For more information, contact Lucresse Vanwonterghem


Eurospace Center
Devant les Hêtres 1, 6890 Transinne, Belgium

Children from all regions are welcome to join robotics classes in English and French at the Eurospace center on 24 November (9:00 - 17:00).

For registration to the robotics classes, please contact us.

About SPARC - the Public-Private Partnership for Robotics in Europe and euRobotics

SPARC is an initiative to maintain and extend Europe’s leadership in civilian robotics. Its aim is to strategically position European robotics in the world, thereby securing major benefits for Europe’s economy and society at large.

SPARC leads the driving strategy behind the largest civilian robotics research and innovation programme in the world, with €700 million in funding from the European Commission from 2014 to 2020 and triple that from European industry, to yield a total investment of €2.8 billion. SPARC will stimulate a more vibrant and effective robotics community that collaborates in development and commercial exploitation in all regions.

euRobotics is a non-profit organisation based in Brussels with more than 250 members, representing the Robotics community in Europe.