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Merkel and Söder visit MSRM

Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel and Prime Minister Dr. Markus Söder visited MSRM last Friday for two hours.


Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel at the Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence. Picture: Federal Press Office / Steffen Kugler

On Friday, 24.05.19, Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Dr. Markus Söder and TUM President Prof. Wolfgang A. Herrmann visited the MSRM for two hours. Prof. Haddadin explained the goals and the current state of MSRM research by various prototype demonstrations in the research core areas of the school: future of health, work and mobility. Examples has been the newly developed arm prosthesis, an application demonstration of Garmi-based telemedicine, automatic mapping of dangerous areas by drones, collective learning and cooperative industrial robotics as well as the innovative training approach Roboterfabrik.
The visit was concluded with a panel discussion including young scientists and company founders on how to attract and retain talented scientists and professionals in Germany.

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