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Hard Material Small-Batch Industrial Machining Robot

  • START: September 2012
  • DURATION: 38 months
  • TOTAL BUDGET: € 3.4 million
  • EU SUPPORT: € 2.4 million
  • EU GRANT ID: FP7-ICT-314739
  • COORDINATOR: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.

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Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Background

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) is the oldest and largest Spanish technical university, with more than 4.000 faculty members, around 38.000 undergraduate students and 6.000 postgraduates in 21 Schools of study. UPM’s Schools cover most of engineering disciplines, including Aeronautical, Agronomical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Electronic, Forestry, Industrial, Mechanical, Mining, Nuclear, and Naval Engineering, as well as Architecture, Computer Science and Geodesy & Cartography. UPM, as a top quality academic establishment, has a strong commitment to R&D and Innovation. It boasts over 200 Research Units and several Research Institutes and Technological Centres and contributes significantly to the international scientific community with a high number of journal papers, conference communications, and PhD theses. The Robotics & Cybernetics group (http://robcib.etsii.upm.es/) will be involved in this project. Since 1982 the Robotics & Cybernetics research group has worked on several topics within the fields of robotics, flexible manufacturing and biomedical engineering:


Contact Details

: Ernesto Gambao

: ernesto.gambao@upm.es

http://www.upm.es/


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