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Topic Groups are the crucible where ideas become innovation. They bring together researchers, engineers, entrepreneurs, visionaries and creators to break new ground in robotics, bringing benefits for organisations, the European economy and wider society. Not least, participating in a Topic Group brings value and other collaborative benefits to those who take part.

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Find out more about the Topic Groups

Overview

Each Topic Group has its own support website which each registered Topic Group member can access

Join a Topic Group

How to join a Topic Group and get access to the Topic Groups Portal

News

The latest news about the Topic Groups

Events

View the latest Topic Group events

Overview

Each Topic Group has its own support website  which each registered Topic Group member can access.

Topic Groups each have a Coordinator who is also a member of euRobotics. TG Coordinators will welcome you as a new member to the Topic Group and will arrange for you to access the relevant website.

This table shows the currently active Topic Groups:

About Topic Groups

Topic Groups are the crucible where ideas become innovation. They bring together researchers, engineers, entrepreneurs, visionaries and creators to break new ground in robotics, bringing benefits for organisations, the European economy and wider society. Not least, participating in a Topic Group brings value and other collaborative benefits to those who take part.

There are Topic Groups for a wide variety of robotics sectors spanning industrial, professional, domestic, service, security, space, medical and healthcare, agricultural and more. You’ll find Topic Groups that cover the supply chain, from component suppliers and system integrators right through to service providers. Other Topic Groups bring together end-user communities who focus on existing and new markets for robotic systems.

And there’s more. Even if your own field of interest or activity isn’t currently covered, euRobotics has the process, know-how and expertise to launch new topic groups.

So what do the Topic groups do? They identify gaps and challenges specific to their topic, identify solution paths and milestones along the way. Much more than simply spaces for discussion, euRobotics Topic Groups have the power – and track-record – to mobilise members and non-members to achieve real innovations and then to turn theoretical advances into practical realities. At euRobotics, Topic Groups span the full spectrum of activity from basic research, technological development, to concrete innovation and knowledge transfer.

We hope this sounds exciting – because it is! Our Topic Groups are completely open to anyone with a topic-specific interest. Within our Topic Groups you’ll meet euRobotics members and non-members, active participants and observers. There’s no joining fee to take part in a Topic Group and our invitation is for you to be as involved as you want. We value the contribution of those who read, listen and comment just as much as those who participate more actively because Topic Groups are equally a place of reflection and evaluation as they are a forum for innovation. Over more than ten years euRobotics has become firmly established as the home of collaboration in European robotics. The Topic Groups are the best expression of that collaborative impulse. Join us and be part of the team!

Latest News

Topic Group on Healthcare Robotics

Although the technological solutions for embedding robotics are plenty, its advantages are not used to the full ...

Topic Group on Safety announces new coordinators

The Topic Group (TG) on Safety started as a grassroots movement at the European Robotics Forum 2020 in Malaga. Led ...

Q&A with José Saenz, coordinator of Topic Group Industrial Robotics  

The Topic Group Industrial Robotics (TG Industrial Robotics) looks at topics like digitalisation of production, ...

Topic Groups and the Roadmap 2030

One of the major long-term activities of euRobotics is to periodically produce a roadmap for European robotics. ...

Topic Group Summit 

The Topic Group Summit is a new annual euRobotics event that took place this year for the first time on ...

Opportunity to provide input to euRobotics roadmap scheduled for pre-release in March – REMINDER

Deadline for input: 12 DecembereuRobotics has kick-started the work on a robotics roadmap again, with a target to ...

Inspection and Maintenance (I&M) Robotics Topic Group makes its own final call for input

Deadline for input: 12 December euRobotics has kick-started the work on a robotics roadmap again, with a target ...

Topic Group: Sustainability

Introducing the new Topic Group (TG) on ‘Robotics for Sustainability and Environmental ...

Join a Topic Group

If you’ve seen a topic within the table of Topic Groups that interests you, it’s easy to join and it will cost you nothing – apart from the time and thought you’re willing to invest in it.

We use a portal – the Topic Groups Portal – to save and share documents and pictures (via shared document server), to enter content (via the wiki), to have discussions (also via the wiki), and to prioritize topics (via the polls functionality).

The Topic Groups Portal can be accessed via sparc-robotics-portal.eu.

 

How to join a Topic Group and get access to the Topic Groups Portal:

Unfortunately, it is currently not possible to register for the portal by yourself. To register, please contact secretariat@eu-robotics.net

  1. Go to the Topic Groups Portal
  2. Create a new account by clicking on the “Create Account” button
  3. Fill in the requested information and click on “Save”
  4. The initial password will be displayed right away and will be sent to your email account
  5. Sign using your email address and the initial password
  6. You will be forwarded to a page displaying the Terms of Use of the Topic Groups Portal. Read them carefully and state your agreement or disagreement at the bottom of the page. Note: If you don’t agree to the Terms of use, you will not be able to use the portal with all its functions / to its full potential.
  7. If you agree to the Terms of use, you will be asked to set a new password.
  8. Choose a reminder query and click on “Save”
  9. Congratiulations! You have successfully signed in.

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