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Robotics for all

The second annual European Robotics Week will be held from November 26 to December 2, 2012. KUKA has again planned a number of events for adults and children during the week. The aim is to give people a closer look at robots and to explain to them the important role that robots play in society.

19 de noviembre de 2012

KUKA to host many events for grown-ups and their offspring during European Robotics Week

KUKA employees armed with coloring books and presentations aimed at children will visit schools and kindergartens to talk about robots. Classes may be invited to visit KUKA directly on site. 

Robotics lecture for children

Attention children: A robotics lecture will be held for children aged eight to twelve at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 28 and Friday, November 30. How do robots work and what are they used for? KUKA will answer these questions. The lecture is aimed at children between the ages of eight and twelve and will last about one-and-a-half hours. Parents will be served coffee and cake in the robot Café. Please register at or call 0821/797-3722 if you would like to attend.

Budding young artists can participate in KUKA's drawing competition by submitting their masterpieces titled "The robot – my friend and helper" by December 2. Children ten years and under are eligible. We have some exciting prizes for the winners. Please e-mail your pictures to or send them by snail mail to: KUKA, Frau Stuber-Koeppe, Zugspitzstraße 140, 86165 Augsburg.

"Robotics for everyone" presentation

But KUKA didn't forget the adults. KUKA will give a presentation titled "Robotics for Everyone Part II – robotics and automation for the future" at KUKA College, Park 3000 in Gersthofen, on Friday, November 30 at 7 p.m. We will again have top-notch speakers this year. KUKA's development managers Dr. Johannes Härtl, Dr. Michael Haag and Dr. Ralf Koeppe will offer exciting insights into KUKA's technology incubator. The presentation is aimed at ordinary people who are excited about technology and who always wanted to know more about robotics and automation. Please register at or call 0821/797-3722 for this event too.

About European Robotics Week

European Robotics Week is an initiative of the European euRobotics research project. The aim of the project is to spread the word about the diversity and quality of European robotics when it comes to research and development, as well as manufacturing and service. European Robotics Week thus serves mainly to strengthen the acceptance of robotics among the public at large and make people more familiar with robotics technology. Over 125 institutions, universities and companies from seventeen European countries hosted over 340 events during European Robotics Week 2011.

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