19 March, Bucharest – The most influential meeting of the robotics and artifical intelligence community in Europe, the European Robotics Forum, will take place at the JW Mariott Bucharest Grand Hotel, on 20-22 March 2019.

This event, held Under the High Patronage of the President of Romania and Under the Patronage of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, will be a great opportunity for everyone who is interested in the topic to find out more about the newest technologies that will change the world in the future. 

A multidisciplinary and international approach:

  • 800 top international experts
  • 50 workshops
  • 40 exhibitors: companies, universities and research institutes will showcase their most advanced prototypes, produtcts, services and projects financed under the Horizon 2020 European research programme.  

A vision for the future of Europe :

  • The future of robotics and AI in Europe and in the world
  • The impact of developping robotics and AI on European societies
  • European measures to create more synergies within robotics field
  • The role of EU programmes in fostering innovation in the field
  • Fostering robotics and AI education and training and integrating them in the future human capital programmes
  • The issue of ethics in robotics and AI
  • Legislation that has an impact on the field of robotics and AI

High European and Romanian officials will take part in this event and they will open on Wednesday, March 20 a.c., starting with 10:30 the works of the Forum. Among them we mention Lucilla Sioli, Director “Artificial Intelligence and Digital Industry”, DG Connect, European Comission, Peter Dröll, Director, Industrial Technologies, DG Research & Innovation, European Comission, Alexandru Petrescu, Communications Minister, Romania.

By hosting for the first time the European Forum, Romania states one more time its interest in developping the high potential that we held in technologies and innovation field, by taking an active role in the future of an European Union that will put innovation first. The European Robotics Forum 2019 is organised by euRobotics under SPARC, the Public-Private partnership for Robotics in Europe and hosted by E-Civis Association.

For any further informations, the contact person is Ana-Maria Stancu, President E-Civis Association, local organizer of the event, phone: 0721 678 764 e-mail: ana-maria@e-civis.eu.  

About euRobotics and SPARC

euRobotics is a non-profit organisation based in Brussels with the objective to make robotics beneficial for Europe’s economy and society.  With more than 250-member organisations, euRobotics also provides the European Robotics Community with a legal entity to engage in a public/private partnership with the European Commission, named SPARC.

SPARC, the public-private partnership (PPP) between the European Commission and euRobotics, is a European 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 the European economy and the society at large.

SPARC is the largest research and innovation programme in civilian robotics in the world, with 700 million euro in funding from the European Commission between 2014 to 2020 which is tripled by European industry, to yield a total investment of 2.8 billion euro. SPARC will stimulate an ever more vibrant and effective robotics community that collaborates in the successful development of technical transfer and commercial exploitation in all regions.