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Oct 07, 2019 — IFR and IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (IEEE/RAS) are looking for applicants for the next IERA Award presentation. In 2020 the event will be hosted at the International Symposium on Robotics (ISR) in Munich, Germany.

The IERA award is jointly sponsored and organized by IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (IEEE/RAS) and the International Federation of Robotics (IFR). It highlights and honors the achievements of inventors with value creating ideas and entrepreneurs who propel those ideas into world-class products.

All submitted entries will be evaluated based on criteria that give equal consideration to both innovation and entrepreneurship. The winner will be awarded with a plaque and a $2000 cash prize. For additional details on the award and a list of the winners from the previous years, please see IEEE webpage.

In 2020 IFR will host the IERA Award presentation. The finalists will present their innovation at a session which will be part of the ISR. The ISR takes place on 17/18 June 2020 and will be co-located with the automatica in Munich, Germany.

Please download below call for application to get the details.

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