19 November 2019 – 22 April 2020 17:00:00 Brussels time
Type of action: RIA Research and Innovation action , IA Innovation action , CSA Coordination and support action.
Work programme: Information and Communication Technologies
Topic Updates: Sep 27, 2019 12:26:20 PM
Please note that A Guide to ICT-related activities in H2020 Work Programme 2018-20 has been published under Additional documents in section Topic conditions and documents of the 2020 topic pages
Topic Description: While robots originated in large-scale mass manufacturing, they are now spreading to more and more application areas. In these new settings, robots are often faced with new technical and non-technical challenges. The purpose of this topic is to address such issues in a modular and open way, and reduce the barriers that prevent a more widespread adoption of robots. Four Priority Areas (PAs) are targeted: healthcare, inspection and maintenance of infrastructure, agri-food, and agile production.
In each of these PAs it is critical to develop appropriate autonomous capability that has impact on the efficiency of key applications in the PAs and moves beyond the current state of the art. This capability is built from core technologies and is proved and tested through pilot demonstrators that embed within real or near real environments.