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25 women in robotics you need to know about – 2017

Ada Lovelace Day on October 10 2017 is a day to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and there was no shortage of women to feature on Robohub’s annual Ada Lovelace Day “25 women in robotics you need to know about” list. (If you don’t see someone you expected then they’ll probably be on... Read More

Robotnik, a successful SME in collaborative mobile robotics

The Business Innovation Observatory provides evidence on the latest innovative trends in business and industry. It includes how the industry develops solutions, brings them to market, as well as the impact of these innovations on the economy. With this video we have had the opportunity to share our experience and how our mobile robots can... Read More

RB-1 Base robots star in a successful demonstration at TU Dortmund

The German minister for education and research, Prof. Dr. Wanka, has visited the new innovation laboratory “Hybrid Services in Logistics” in TU Dortmund. The Department of Machines and Systems is researching new methods and technologies in the area of human-machine interaction and driverless transport vehicles within the scope of the application center. Inside the project... Read More

Service robotics within assisted living environments

By means of the Horizon 2020 programme for research and innovation, the European Commision is trying to build leadership and enabling industrial technologies, with dedicated support for ICT for many different actions and topics. A very interesting call was the PHC-19: Advancing active and healty ageing with ICT: service robotics with assisted living environments. Citizens... Read More

BADGER project, the autonomous underground robotic system

Robotnik participates at the BADGER project, whose goal is the design and development of the BADGER autonomous underground robotic system that will be able to drill, manoeuvre, localise, map and navigate in the underground space, and which will be equipped with tools for constructing horizontal and vertical networks of stable bores and pipelines. The proposed... Read More

ROS CONTROL, an API to control them all

ROS has been one of the greatest advances of the robotics industry in the past years. Its development began as a way to help the development of robot applications, easing the communication between sensors and algorithms, following the paradigm of “program once, test everywhere”. This has been the pattern of the last years, and ROS... Read More

Robotnik will participate in the Global Robot Expo 2017

The fair has established itself as a benchmark in the sector in Europe. Robotnik attends as an exhibitor, with his partner Schunk, the second edition of the Global Robot Expo, to be held on 2, 3 and 4 February in the Glass Pavilion of the Casa de Campo de Madrid. Global Robot Expo is consolidated... Read More

Radio Project Eu progresses in Ambient Assisted Living

RADIO Project technical partners hold meeting in Nafpaktos, Greece. Teams are checking progress in the new ambient assisted living lab. The AAL House is a fully equipped 60m2 residence that serves as a training laboratory for applying, experimenting and evaluating state-of-the-art ambient assisted living technologies. Photo Gallery RADIO Concept video. RADIO Concept from roboskel on Vimeo.

IROS and ROSCon 2016, leading technology and World Robotics Experts meeting.

Robotnik has been in the 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016) and ROSCon held in Daejeon, Korea. The conference have been integrates with full of workshops, exhibitions, robot demonstrations, and social activities for attendees and guests. Robotnik have shown its great robotic platforms at the conferences. The RB-1 and flagship SUMMIT XL have been there to show... Read More

Robotnik will attend ROSCon and IROS 2016

  ROSCon 2016 Robotnik will be in the conference ROSCon 2016, held on 8th and 9th October in Conrad Seoul, Seoul, Korea. You will find us at Booth – 11. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems Robotnik will be in the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) with its partner Barrett Technology. Robotnik will bring... Read More

ROS Components, because robotics means ROS

ROS Components is your online store for robotic products supported by ROS. ROS Components is a division of Robotnik Automation Group, leading company in the European service robotics market. The rise and potential of all the robots and devices using ROS has led us to create this new and exciting project, where we intend to... Read More

Robotic web applications

ROS is a great tool to develop new robotic applications. Its ease of use and its large amount of tools and wide community makes ROS a great way to start learning robotics, or to develop a state of the art industrial applications. In spite of all these advantages, one of ROS main limitations is that... Read More

INJEROBOTS for solving horticultural problems in grafting seedlings

INJEROBOTS is an innovative beginning in the automation of grafting seedlings. The european project aims the development of a complete and integrated robotic solution in the horticultural field. The project forms part of the European Coordination Hub of Open Robotics Development (ECHORD ++) funded under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7).... Read More

XXXVII Jornadas de Automática 2016

Last Friday, September 9, Robotnik gave the awards at the closing ceremony of the XXXVII edition of the Jornadas de Automática. As every year, Robotnik has sponsored the prizes awarded by the GTROB, awarded to “The Best Doctoral Thesis on Robotics” and “Best Poster robotics”. These seminars were held on 7,8 and 9 September in the University... Read More


SUMMIT XL STEEL is a mobile robotic platform for application development (logistics, indoor transport, surveillance, etc.). It has a robust design and can carry up to 130 Kg payload. Take a look to the mobile platform in movement on the following link: The STEEL version of the SUMMIT XL  is based on ROS and can incorporate a... Read More

Robotnik in Automática 2016

Robotnik is in the 7th International Trade Fair for Automation and Mechatronics, Automatica 2016. AUTOMATICA is the leading trade fair for industrial automation and mechatronics. Four-day show for more than 30,000 visitors from professional robotics and all branches of industry. Robotnik will be in the service robotics area showing the new RB-1, the RB-1 BASE, the manipulator G-BALL and our... Read More


Robotnik will attend the 7th International Trade Fair for Automation and Mechatronics, Automatica 2016. AUTOMATICA is the leading trade fair for industrial automation and mechatronics. It is a four-day show that will give to specialists and executives a comprehensive look at the latest developments in automation. Robotnik will be in the service robotics area showing the new... Read More

Robotnik obtains the Innovative SME Seal from the Economy Ministry

This recongnition shows the innovative philosophy of the company The Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO) has awarded to Robotnik with the Innovative SME Seal, a recognition that accredits the innovative imprint of the company. In Robotnik, the innovation is an intrinsic part of our company philosophy, which is reflected in the 15% of... Read More

Robotics in Harsh Environments

In the field of hostile conditions, space is often considered as the harsh environment at its height. However, it’s not necessary to go so far away to find out other situations with such extreme conditions like high temperatures, freezing cold (for example arctic missions), humidity, high pressure level (like in oceanic trench), reduced accessibility (in... Read More

BOTS2REC, robotic system for the automated removal of asbestos contamination

Bots2Rec project is a robotic system used for the automated removal of asbestos contamination. It will consist of multiple mobile robotic units that perform the asbestos-removal-tasks autonomously. Each unit consists of a mobile platform and robotic arm with an abrasive tool. The combination of optical and radar sensor systems will allow the environmental perception and local monitoring... Read More

ROBOTNIK will be in the ERF 2016

On 21 March, Robotnik will be present at the “European Robotics Forum 2016″ organized by euRobotics. The event stands as a meeting point for researchers, engineers and industry players. The forum, which will take place on 21, 22 and 23 of March in Ljubljana (Slovenia), is one of the most relevant for the European robotics community. About... Read More

Robotnik sponsors one more year the national awards of the GTROB

Robotnik, partner of the CEA group (Spanish Automatics Committee), will give the GTROB AWARDS during the XXXVII Jornadas de Automática de Madrid, in September 2016. The prizes awarded will be the ROBOTNIK National Award for Best Doctoral Thesis on Robotics valued at 900 euros, and the award for Best Poster/Communication presented at the Conference on Automatic, valued at 300... Read More

SUMMIT XL STEEL: Steel resistance

Robotnik has officially launched its mobile platform SUMMIT XL STEEL. This is the new member of the family SUMMIT XL, which stands out for having an ultra resistant steel structure capable of supporting up to 75 kg.The new mobile platform uses open architecture and modular control based on ROS and easily allows the integration of... Read More

Successful balance of the Global Robot Expo 2016

Robotnik showed its extensive portfolio of Service Robotics in Global Robot Expo 2016 Robotnik attended the Global Robot Expo robotics fair held during the 28th to 31st January 2016. Schunk and Robotnik were attending everybody and showing their products and services. The event had a great welcome with more than 10,000 visitors, which is reflected in various media: http://www.elespanol.com/ciencia/20160128/97990419_0.html... Read More

Robotnik will attend the Global Robot Expo

The Global Robot Expo, one of the biggest events of robotic technology in Europe, will be held the next 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st of January in Spain. Madrid is in charge of hosting a big fair where it will shown more than 40 conferences and the latest technologies and developments that will shape the trends of the... Read More

Robotnik collaborates with Fundación Novaterra

As every year, Robotnik  collaborates with Fundación Novaterra in the campaign “Más que una flor”. The Christmas campaign is a project to help people living in social exclusion. Through the sale of the traditional poinsettia, the funds are collected for socio labor insertion. From Robotnik we are happy to contribute a bit to a huge project... Read More

SUMMIT XL in the ‘V GMV Robotics days’

The multinational GMV has celebrated its ‘V Robotics days’ within the European Robotics Week (23-29 November) in Spain. More than 400 events related to robotics took place throughout the week, showing the latest developments, new researches and applications. The mobile platform, SUMMIT XL, has made an exhibition of its capabilities on these days. A speed... Read More

Robotnik receives the FEVES award for its business trajectory

FEVES, Valencian Federation of Social Economy Enterprises, presented the Business Trajectory award to Robotnik Automation SLL during the conference held at the Eighth Congress FEVES. Robotnik has been awarded for its business work in the Valencian productive economy. Thank you! Article posted in the newspaper El Levante

ROBO-SPECT, First technological tests at the VSH test tunnels gallery

The first tests of the integrated robotic system, developed in the framework of the European project ROBO-SPECT, were successfully executed on the week 20-24 July 2015, at the Research Infrastructure Tunnels of VSH (VSH Hagerbach Test Gallery Ltd.), at cast in place concrete, damaged and undamaged section of the tunnel network. The testing was performed... Read More

ROS-Industrial, merging ROS and the industry

ROS and open source software have increased in popularity in the last few years, mainly in universities and research centers. The industry is now trying to modernize its manufacturing processes, and are seeing ROS as a viable approach for solving new and more complex manufacturing problems. ROS-Industrial was created in 2012 to develop collaboration between... Read More

Robotnik signs an authorized reseller agreement

Robotnik Automation is the official reseller of the products from Servosila in Europe. Servosila designs and produces mobile platforms, servo drives and robotic system controls based on ROS. The authorized reseller agreement will enable Robotnik to resell its mobile platform and components for the European market. The product from Servosila is widely configurable. You can configure a custom... Read More

Robotnik will be attending ROSCon 2015

Robotnik, Gold Sponsor of the Conference, will attended the ROSCon 2015 from October 3 to October 4 at the University of Hamburg, Germany. ROSCon 2015 will feature a total of 21 speeches and tutorials related to ROS and will offer a big opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences among all the ROS community. From our booth, we will show three platforms: the... Read More

Robotnik will attend the IROS 2015

Robotnik will be at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), with its partner Barrett Technology. This conference is one of the most important worldwide events in the robotics field where more than 130 exhibitors and sponsors will show their products and services to all the attendants. Taking advantage of this opportunity, Robotnik will show its... Read More

RADIO project, robotic system for Assisted Living Environments

Robotnik is responsible for the designing and developing of the mobile platform that will enable the development of a robotic smart home. The aim is to achieve an assistant within the household environment, whose task is to get information, discreetly and undisturbed, to improve the lives of the inhabitants of the house. The Radio Project is... Read More

Robotnik signs a collaboration agreement with GTRob, CEA Committee

Robotnik signs a collaboration and sponsorship agreement with Grupo Temático de Robótica (GTRob) from the Automatic Spanish Committee (CEA). The agreement has the aim of a cooperation between the public research organism, CEA, and Robotnik Automation. After the success of the previous conference held in 2014 in Valencia, Robotnik will attend again the XXXVI Jornadas Nacionales de Automática as an official... Read More

Robotnik, distributor in Europe of Fetch Robotics

Robotnik Automation is the official and exclusive distributor of Fetch Robotics’ products in Europe. Fetch Robotics is a company with an ample experience in the robotics market and provides solutions for the logistics and light industry. Their platforms are based on the open source operating system, ROS. Fetch has a clear vision, create robots that... Read More

Augmented Reality going into action

The Augmented Reality (AR) is said to be a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory input (sound, video, graphics, etc.) Can you remember all the hype surrounding the computer interface of Steven Spielberg’s Minority report? This gestural interface is not at all... Read More