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AIRPHARO 2021

The 1st AIRPHARO workshop on Aerial Robotic Systems Physically Interacting with the Environment  will be held  October 4-5, 2021  at Ilirija Resort, Biograd na Moru, Croatia . Since this two-day event is taking place in Croatia, the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society is organizing the workshop together with LARICS. AIRPHARO workshop is the successor of the workshops on  Research, Education and Development of Unmanned Aerial Systems (RED-UAS) . The workshop will focus on a high growth area of both research and industry, the use of aerial robots for physical interaction with people and the environment. For more details, please visit  AIRPHARO 2021 .

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SAVE THE DATE: DroneDays 2021

DroneDays 2021 is finally happening! The aerial vehicles end-user workshop organized within AeRoTwin poject is going to take place in  Biograd na Moru (Croatia) on the 4th and 5th of October 2021 at Ilirija Resort . The programme is featuring lectures, aerial vehicles exhibition and demonstrations with project partners joining the two-day event. All updates as well as the programme and registration details can be found at  DroneDays webpage .

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Fulbright Scholarships Program presentation by U.S. Embassy Zagreb

On  Tuesday, March 30, 2021,  LARICS is organizing an  online presentation of Fulbright Scholarships Program for researchers and PhD students.  The presentation will be held by  Mrs. Vanja Ratković , Established Opinion Leaders Specialist from the U.S Embassy Zagreb. Assistant Public Affairs Officer  Mrs. Elise Crane  will make a short introduction to welcome the participants. The presentation starts at  10 a.m. via MS Teams platform . To join, please follow:  Fulbright Scholarship Presentation

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Project partners meeting

On March 4, 2021 AeRoTwin project partners held an online follow-up meeting to discuss further implementation of project activities. Since the activities have been slowed down due to the pandemic, the rest of the implementation period will be used to finalize set goals and fulfil objectives; increase attendance at virtual industry fairs, organize workshops and visits, and boost dissemination and outreach activities. 

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Windows Open Days 2020

  Instead of the annually held University of Zagreb Fair and Doors Open Day at UNIZG FER, this year the event had a special edition. The alternative  Windows Open Days  featured a programme that was streamed via MS Teams. UNIZG-FER's “windows” were open from  November 19 to 21, 2020 . LARICS also participated in the programme within the session  Introducing projects - Ask professors what you want to know about robotics . LARICS members presented the lab, their activities, robots, and projects. The extensive programme is available as YouTube videos at  https://smotra.fer.unizg.hr/

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Project extension granted

Due to circumstances caused by the pandemic situation, AeRoTwin project partners had submitted amendment request to extend the project by 6 months. The amendment has been granted and the new end date of the project is 28 February 2022 . The pandemic has affected the majority of project activites, especially those where alternative to real life implementation was not possible, e.g. activities within work packages know-how exchange and networking and visibility (e.g. short-term visists, hands-on on-site trainings, participation at industry fairs, etc.)  

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LARICS at BTS 2020

LARICS team attended  Breaking the Surface 2020  workshop from September 27 to October 4, 2020. This was the 12th edition of this international intersiciplinary field workshop of marine robotics and its applications, held every year in Biograd na moru, Croatia.  LARICS members actively participated in the workshop programme with their PhD presentations and tutorials, and attended lectures by  AeRoTwin partners  from  the University of Seville  (J. Ramiro Martinez de Dios, Augusto Gómez Eguíluz, Julio L. Paneque) and  Imperial College London  (Mirko Kovac, Crystal Winston, Andre Farinha, Julien di Tria), and the  invited talk by Ivana Palunko  (University of Dubrovnik) organized within H2020 AeRoTwin project. Photos are available in the Gallery .

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2020 IEEE RAS Summer School in Prague

Our PhD students Antun Ivanovic, Lovro Markovic, Marko Krizmancic and Ana Batinovic attended the 2020 IEEE RAS Summer School on Multi-Robot Systems hosted at Czech Technical University in Prague from 14th to 18th of September 2020 . The Summer School program aims at promoting the newest achievements in multi-robot system research.  The main scope of the program was swarm robotics, including lectures by well-recognized experts in the field, group seminars, computer practicals, and outdoor experiments.  Moreover, the Summer School was a great opportunity for networking with other participants and lecturers.  You can find more about the Summer School at http://mrs.felk.cvut.cz/summer-school/ Check out photos in the Gallery.