euRoboticsForum :

"The Clearing House effect on Robotics: ECHORD from the point of view of robot manufacturers and suppliers"


A Workshop at the European Robotics Forum 2013

Lyon, France

March 19, 2013


We are happy to announce that the ECHORD workshop at the Eurobotics@Lyon, focused on the industrial perspective of the project, will count on the participation from robot manufacturers and components suppliers both for the service and industrial robotics sectors.

Among others, some topics for discussion in this Workshop will be:

  • ECHORD equipment catalogue effect in European awareness of robotics industry
  • European network of robot manufacturers and components providers
  • Industry role in consortium formation
  • Industry role of experiment participant vs equipment supplier

  • Experiment feedback

  • ECHORD monitoring in comparison with industry project management



08:30  Welcome and introduction (Bruno Siciliano)
08:45  Motivation with brief presentation of the ECHORD proposal analysis (Germano Veiga)
09:00  COMAU in the ECHORD project (Gian Paolo Gerio)
09:10  Shadow Robotics in the ECHORD project (Rich Walker)
09:20  Aldebaran Robotics in the ECHORD project (Rodolphe Gelin)

 Vicomtech in the ECHORD project (Andoni Beristain)

09:40  Reis Robotics in the ECHORD project (Manfred Dresselhaus)


 SCHUNK in the ECHORD project (Christopher Parlitz)

 Round Table


 End of the workshop


Germano Veiga, Ricardo Araújo (Universidade de Coimbra)

Bruno Siciliano (Università di Napoli Federico II)


Previous ECHORD Workshops:

IROS 2011

ERF 2011

ICRA 2012

IROS 2012