Press Conference: Inauguration of the European SPARC Programme on Robotics will be held Tuesday, June 0310:30 – 11:30room B61 at AUTOMATICA 2014.

More information can be found on the AUTOMATICA website.


  1. Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission, on “Why the European Commission is starting the world’s largest civilian robotics innovation programme”.
  2. Bernd Liepert, President of euRobotics AISBL and CTO of KUKA AG, on “SPARC will ensure the competitiveness of European robotics industries”.
  3. Herman Bruyninckx, Vice-President Research of euRobotics AISBL, on “SPARC is a unique and hence powerful cooperation between innovative researchers and industries”.

Language of presentation

English (en), German (de)