What is the Robotics for Humanity Competition?

The Robotics for Humanity Challenge welcomes students, researchers and entrepreneurs to focus on the development of human-robot interaction and Artificial Intelligence technology, which has a direct impact on human health, welfare, safety or security.

Who can compete?

Everybody is welcome to submit an idea. Teams of up to three are welcome – Entering universities can form multiple teams.

What are the criteria for entries?

Applications can range from industry automation, social care, medicine/surgery, harsh environments and emergency/rescue. The judging factors will be innovation, simplicity of operation and direct demonstrable contribution to the improvement in the quality of life.

Where will the competition take place?

The Awards and Showcase will be held at the IEEE Members’ Open Day 2017 at Imperial College London. Modest travel expenses will be covered for shortlisted teams.


Register Ideas: Saturday 15th July
Short Listing: Sunday 30th July
Showcase Day: Saturday 7th October

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