The project is a KMB project co-financed by the Research Council of Norway and the industrial partners. The project is lead by SINTEF ICT Applied Cybernetics and has 8 partners:
SINTEF, NTNU, Statoil, Hydro, Tronrud Engineering, Glen Dimplex Nordic, SbSeating (HÅG) and RobotNorge
The main goal of the project is to develop enabling technology for next generation robotics for the Norwegian industry. This will be achieved through:
- Further development of know how and competence in Norwegian academia and in the industry
- Development of new robotics technology
- Development of new innovative robotic solutions
The project will run for 5 years, 2009-2014, and the budget is 36 million NOK. 4 PhD students will be educated during the project. The students will be educated at NTNU Department of Engineering Cybernetics and NTNU Department of Production and Quality Engineering.