euRobotics launches robotics poetry competition 

Submissions accepted 11 September – 1 November 2023  

Free to enter 

How can robotics unite people, countries and disciplines all over the world? euRobotics is looking for original works of poetry on the theme ‘Robotics Unites’ for its first euRobotics poetry competition.  

Entry conditions 

  • The poem must be written in English and must reflect the ‘Robotics Unites’ theme. 
  • The poem should not exceed 30 lines. 
  • Entries are limited to one poem per person. 
  • The contest is open to everyone, living anywhere from 16 years and older (children’s competition also available) 
  • We consider only previously unpublished work. Work that has appeared online for any reason, including social media posts, is considered to have been previously published and should not be submitted. 

The prize 

  • The winning poem and two runners up have the possibility to be performed during the European Robotics Week, Central Opening Event on 22 November 2023 in Hannover, Germany  
  • The winning poems will be published online and on our euRobotics website and social media channels. 
  • The winner will receive a trophy and gift. 


To submit an individual entry, register via the online entry form. The competition will close on Wednesday 1st November 2023. Our jury will then read and assess the submissions and inform the participants at the latest by 10th November 2023 about the outcome of the competition. 


  • Edwin Dertien: Assistant professor Creative Technology at University of Twente and founder of the company ‘Kunst- en Techniekwerk’ (making art work). 
  • Paolo Barattini: Research Director at Kontor 46 and member of euRobotics 
  • Steve Doswell:  Chair of Council at the Chartered Institute of Linguists and corporate communication specialist for euRobotics 

Any questions? 

If you have any questions about the (eu)Robotics and AI Poetry competition, contact us at