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Oct 09, 2017 — Personal service robots that assist humans in their everyday lives and industrial service robots are progressing rapidly around the world.

It is estimated that sales of all types of robots for domestic tasks -

e.g. vacuum cleaning, lawnmowing, window cleaning - could reach almost
32 million units in the period 2018-2020, with an estimated value of
about €10 bn. At the same time total unit sales of professional service
robots are estimated to reach a total of almost €16bn – about 400,000
units will be sold.

  • International Federation of Robotics presents „World Robotics Service Robots 2017” report
  • Press conference Press Club Brussels Europe
  • October 11th (Wednesday) at 11:00 am CET
  • Gudrun Litzenberger, IFR Statistical Department
  • Martin Haegele, IFR Service Robot Group (Fraunhofer Institute IPA)

The new World Robotics Report 2017 will show how robot innovations
change the world with a highlight of robot research within the European
Union, examples of startup activities and latest market outlook.

When: Wednesday, October 11th 2017 at 11:00 A.M. CET

Where: Press Club Brussels Europe, Rue Froissart 95 - 1040 Brussels

The Speakers

  • Gudrun Litzenberger, IFR Statistical Department

  • Martin Haegele, IFR Service Robot Group (Fraunhofer Institute IPA)


LIVE STREAM: Watch the live streaming of the IFR press conference online on https://livestream.com/brusselspressclub on October 11th 2017 at 11:00 A.M. CET

Please register free of charge with Carsten Heer - Email: press@ifr.org - Telephone: +49 40 82244 284

Contact IFR Germany

Gudrun Litzenberger

IFR General Secretary
IFR Statistical Department

Lyoner Str. 18
60528 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 69-6603-1502
Fax: +49 69-6603-2502
E-Mail: gl@ifr.org

Nina Kutzbach

Assistant IFR Statistical Department

Lyoner Str. 18
60528 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 69-6603-1518
Fax: +49 69-6603-2518
E-Mail: nk@ifr.org

Silke Lampe

Assistant IFR Secretariat

Lyoner Str. 18
60528 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 69-6603-1697
Fax: +49 69-6603-2697
E-Mail: sl@ifr.org