• Closure of our FSTP-2 Open Call
    On November 30th at 5 p.m., our FSTP-2 Open Call closed after 3 months and 6 cut off dates. We have received 53 proposals from individual or consortium applicants. The EUROBENCH FSTP-2 Open Call was created with the aim of validating the facilities and the unified software that EUROBENCH is creating with the contribution of  17
  • MADROB and BEaST
    Why to participate in the FSTP-2 EUROBENCH open call?: “We are very happy for the great support and participation of the EUROBENCH team in making sure the outcome of each individual FSTP will integrate smoothly in the final EUROBENCH testing facilities”
    Why to participate in the FSTP-2 EUROBENCH open call?: “EUROBENCH is a great opportunity to access a unique facility, to test one’s hypotheses, and to join the EUROBENCH team in a still relatively early stage. This initiative will gain great momentum over time, and our Consortium is proud to have been given a chance to give our contribution to initiative”
  • EUROBENCH FSTP-2 Open Call First Cut-off date
    There is budget left from the first cut-off date of our FSTP-2 Open Call for oncoming proposals to get funding to test and validate exoskeletons, prosthesis or humanoids at the first benchmarking framework for bipedal robotics in Europe. On the 15th of September the first cut off day for evaluation of the EUROBENCH FSTP-2 Open
    Why to participate in the FSTP-2 EUROBENCH open call? “The great facility, the available software, and the support from the EUROBENCH team will be a great chance for you to increase the knowledge on your device, having feedbacks from its validation to improve/finalize it!”
  • The EUROBENCH benchmarking framework validation is closer
    EUROBENCH FSTP-2 Open Call will Open in September the 1st and we will look for third parties which are developing exoskeletons, prostheses, humanoid robots, and other types of overground robots to test their technologies at the EUROBENCH facilities or from their own laboratory using the unified software. This framework is being built by 17 teams that were selected
  • Workshop on the Pre Registration process of the FSTP-2
    On May 26th we celebrated a workshop to inform and explain the Pre-registration process to benefit of a number of exclusive conditions for our FSTP-2 Open Call. In this workshop Diego Torriceli, the EUROBENCH project cordinator, presented all the steps that are making possible the development of the first benchmarking framework for bipedal robotics in
  • EUROBENCH annual meeting
    Last December the Annual Meeting of the EUROBENCH Project took place at the University of Heidelberg, were all the partners met during two days to make demonstrations about the work carried out within the project, to analyze the progress of the sub projects that are developing the test beds and software for the benchmarking facilities,
  • Conference on Performance indicators & benchmarking facilities for bipedal locomotion
    On the October 15th EUROBENCH, represented by the University of Heidelberg and the CSIC, hosted a workshop organized by Katja Mombaur (Heidelberg University), Felix Aller (Heidelberg University) and Diego Torricelli (CSIC) at the Humanoids 2019 Conference of the IEEE. This workshop was created with the aim of getting contribution of external parties and creating a
  • New Open Access Publication: EUROBENCH & GET2EXCEL
    Our Project Coordinator, Diego Torricelli, has just published a new article on Open Access Government presenting the benefits of setting new benchmarking methodologies in the robotics field. The main objective, is to prepare society to improve and accelerate the introduction of Interactive Robotics in people’s lives, and to make it, EUROBENCH is working closely with
  • Newsletter: EUROBENCH Begins to be a reality
    EUROBENCH begins to be a reality After the closure of the EUROBENCH FSTP-1 Open Call in October 2018, the EUROBENCH team has been working to select and fund the best proposals to be integrated in a common environment that enables testing and benchmarking bipedal robotics technologies. From more than 50 proposals applying for funding to
  • EUROBENCH at ERF 2019
    The EUROBENCH project was in the European Robotics Forum 2019 (March 20-22, Romania) where a fruitful meeting could be held to discuss about the different work packages. It was also an opportunity to contact with some of the third parties involved in our First FSTP Open Call who will start receiving funding son to begin
  • RobotUnion launches its second open call with €4 million public funding for startups and SMEs
    RobotUnion launched its second open call with €4 million public funding for startups and SMEs Launched within the framework of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, it is the first European acceleration project that discovers, supports and funds innovative projects in the robotics industry In this open call, the programme will select 20 European companies
  • Results of the 1st FSTP Open Call
    The first FSTP Open Call of EUROBENCH closed the period for presenting proposals on October 31st at 17 hours CET. At this time 93 participants from 15 different countries from Europe and abroad had presented a total of 53 proposals. The projects submitted has demonstrated a deep collaboration among entities from different countries, having more
  • EUROBENCH is presented at a workshop on Funding Opportunities for Robotics
    On September 28th, EUROBENCH participated in a workshop coordinated by the H2020 project INBOTS and hosted by the Fundación Parque Científico de Madrid. This event was one of a series of workshops aimed at contributing to inform entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs about funding instruments related to Interactive Robotics and had the involvement and commitment of
  • EUROBENCH at the INBOTS Conference / ICNR 2018 / WeRob 2018
    From October 16th to 20th 2018 the Italian city of Pisa hosted three conferences of international importance on the themes of neurorehabilitation, wearable robotics and inclusive robotics: ICNR, WeRob and INBOTS. The conferences, organized by the Institute of BioRobotics of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, in collaboration with the Neural Rehabilition Group and the Instituto Cajal,
  • EUROBENCH at COST Action on Wearable Robotics
    Eurobench co-organized a workshop at the COST action on wearable robotics (CA16116). The goal of the workshop was to have a discussion about safety issues in wearable robots within a group of experts and to stimulate collaborations between projects funded under the Horizon 2020 Program of the European Commission. COST is a network program funded
  • Workshop at BIOROB 2018
    Today, we were at BIOROB 2018 hosting the workshop “EUROBENCH Info Day & Pre-proposal check: Improve your project proposal!” to inform the researchers interested in financial support for the development of testbeds, software routines or datasets are informed and can have a Q&A about their ideas. The workshop aim is to help participants applying to
    On June, we attended ISEK 2018, with a WS entitled ‘How good is my robot? The increasing importance of benchmarking in wearable robotics research”, stressing the importance of having quantitative indicators to measure the effects of robotic technologies on humans, in different application domains such as Healthcare and Industry. EUROBENCH was represented by Diego Torricelli,
  • EUROBENCH attended the ERF 2018 with a workshop
    On March, the EUROBENCH project leaders José Luis Pons and Diego Torricelli, from the CSIC Instituto Cajal, attended the European Robotics Forum; an event that has become the most influential meeting of the robotics community on Europe. This year’s edition took place in the city of Tampere, Finland, where attended over 1,000 European robotics experts.
  • Don’t miss EUROBENCH Workshop on robotics benchmarking at ERF 2018
    The European Robotics Forum has become the most influential meeting of the robotics community in Europe since it was firstly celebrated in 2010 in San Sebastian. This year’s edition will take place in the city of Tampere, Finland 13-15 March 2018, where it is expected the assistance of 1,000 European robotics experts. It is a
  • The EUROBECNH RIA project has began
    From January 10th to 12th the Kick Off Meeting of EUROBENCH project was held in Brussels. This meeting brings together the ten members of the consortium, from five different countries, to discuss and settle the strategic lines of the project that will create the first European framework for the application of a benchmarking methodology to
  • Kick-off meeting will be held in Brussels.
    The kick-off meeting of EUROBENCH project will be held in Brussels the days 10, 11 and 12 of January. This meeting will join together 10 partners from 5 different countries who will work together to create a new benchmarking  framework for robotic systems in Europe. The framework will allow companies and researchers to test the performance