Central event of the European Robotics Week 2017 - Brussels, 20-24 November, European Committee of the Regions
This year the European Robotics Week’s central event focuses on several topics such as:
This is a multi-track event aiming to inspire people 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
The Opening on the 21st November will feature a number of dignitaries from Belgium, and EU officials from the European Commission and Parliament, who will express their views for robotics developments and education in Europe.
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.