Registration and welcome coffee

Kickstart your Swiss Robotics Day experience with a warm and inviting registration and welcome coffee session. Our friendly staff will provide you with all the necessary event materials at the registration desk. This is the perfect opportunity to network, share your expectations for the event, and establish new connections in a relaxed setting, paving the way for a day filled with innovative ideas and impactful interactions.

Welcome & Introduction

KEYNOTES: Robotics – Control and AI

KEYNOTES: Emerging Applications for Robotics

PANEL: Challenges Encountered in Fostering Innovation in Switzerland

The panel discussion will cover key themes surrounding robotic technology in Switzerland. These include addressing gaps in its industrial use and development, exploring the challenges involved in transferring new robotic developments to the industry, and identifying the strengths of robotic technology in Switzerland. Additionally, the discussion will focus on the most promising areas of robotic technological development both domestically and internationally. The panel will also examine gaps in the educational spectrum related to the use of robotic technology in Switzerland and discuss the role of robotics in promoting sustainability. Through these discussions, the panel aims to provide valuable insights into the current landscape, challenges, and potential of robotic technology in Switzerland.

Presentation of the Innovation Booster Robotics

Presentation of the Innovation Booster Robotics

Short highlight from three innovative projects

The purpose of this session is to showcase three projects funded by the Innovation Booster Robotics that have been specifically chosen for their radical innovations.

Short highlights from start-ups

The objective of this session is to feature emerging start-ups that will present their products and their journey.

Presentation of Swiss Robotics Association

Presentation of Swiss Robotics Association.

Lunch and the official opening of the exhibition
Lunch and the official exhibition opening will coincide, marking the beginning of the networking event where one-on-one meetings will be scheduled through the b2match platform.
Parallel sessions: Training and carousel

During this section, the exhibition and networking activities will continue, while SparkeSense will provide training sessions. Additionally, there will be short presentations featuring various startups.

  • SparkSense training for startups
  • Startup carousel

During this time, participants will have the opportunity to visit all the booths and explore the exhibition in its entirety.

Announcing the winners of the 'Innovative robotics ideas competition'

We are organizing an "Innovation Robotics Ideas Competition," in which bachelor's and master's students can share their innovative ideas with us. The application form should be submitted to us by October 20th.

Parallel sessions: Industry roundtable

As the exhibition continues, there will be a roundtable discussion on the Huawei stage, focusing on academia-industry collaboration.

Closing remarks

The apéritif session is a relaxed gathering to conclude the Swiss Robotics Day. Attendees can enjoy light refreshments, continue conversations, and solidify connections made throughout the event. It's a chance to discuss the day's highlights and look forward to future collaborations in an informal setting.