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The State of Bavaria is supporting the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and a consortium of industrial partners with a total of 15 million euros in their efforts to develop the first prototype of an artificial intelligence-based factory ("KI.FABRIK") in Bavaria by 2030. Multifunctional, highly sensitive robots will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to co-work with humans both directly and over long distances. [mehr]

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to get in touch and to exchange ideas with fellow roboticists, scientists, entrepreneurs and pioneers! Reknown thought leaders and personalities from AI and robotics will come together to share their experiences and newest technologies. Bavarian Minister-President Dr. Markus Söder is patron of munich_i, which was initiated as a joint project of Messe München, automatica and TUM MSRM. Get free access to munich_i – the new high-tech platform! [mehr]

Kick-off for the factory of the future: The Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MSRM) of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is starting - as announced by the Bavarian state government in its high-tech agenda - its flagship initiative for the first KI.FABRIK in Bavaria. The KI.FABRIK Bayern is a completely flexible and networked location for the local, crisis-proof and profitable production of the most modern IT and mechatronic high-tech components in Bavaria. Take part via livestream when the MSRM of TUM lays the foundation stone for the lighthouse... [mehr]

The Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MSRM) happily announces that our Senior Management Team is complete and integrated by Dr.-Ing. Maria Danninger as Chief of Innovation, Dr. Utku Culha as Chief of Science and Dipl. Kff. Magdalena Buch as Managing Director. [mehr]

How can artificial intelligence (AI) deliver lasting benefits in our everyday lives and the working world? How will intelligent robotics, as the bridge between AI and machines, revolutionize industry? And which technologies will prevail in the long term? These questions are addressed by munich_i, a brand-new robotics and AI platform of the Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MSRM) of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), to be held as part of the online trade fair automatica sprint. The core element of munich_i is a Hightech-Summit on June 22, featuring... [mehr]

Get the support you need to implement new effective ways of manufacturing with human-centric industrial robots on your production floor. The European-funded program SHOP4CF (Smart Human Oriented Platform for Connected Factories) offers €100,000 in equity-free funding, expert support, and tailored training sessions on technology, innovation, and finances to each of the winning teams. The call for applications will stay open until August 2021. [mehr]

Researchers aim to reduce the cost of common hearing test probes to facilitate nationwide hearing screenings for newborns even in developing countries. The early detection of hearing impairments will help to improve patients’ quality of life. [mehr]

Reflexes protect our bodies – for example when we pull our hand back from a hot stove. These protective mechanisms could also be useful for robots. In this interview, Prof. Sami Haddadin and Johannes Kühn of the Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MSRM) of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) explain why giving test subjects a “slap on the hand” could lay the foundations for the robots of the future. [mehr]

Are you an elite robotics student? Join the Advanced Technologies for Designing Robotics Systems – Elite Summer School. This is a sponsored two-week international summer school in Denmark with other highly talented students from around the world. [mehr]

“Is AI advancing fast enough?”. The expert panel will discuss topics such as AI in Germany, international competition, scientific and economic potential and how to shape international partnerships. The online seminar will be held in English. Participation is free. Tune in on May 5 from 13:00 to 14:00 (CEST). The event is organized by Automatica. [mehr]