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The Robot Design Competition and Robot's Got Talent Competition will be held in parallel with the main conference of ICSR2012. Both the competitions are open to all professionals and students. We would like to invite you to join us, and let's have fun in Chengdu!

Robot Design Competition | Robot's Got Talent Competition

Welcome to the 3rd Robot Design Competition of ICSR2012.

Adjacent to ICSR2012, the 3rd Robot Design Competition is organized. We invite you to submit to this competition!

Submission are open to design professionals, students (all levels), and scientists, and all other disciplines, not only from Industrial Design departments. In this 3rd Robot Design Competition, we invite you to create a social robot for the year 2020, an age where intelligent social robots built with consilience will grey the boundaries of human and machine interaction. In the light of the theme “Wellness” of ICSR2012, the competition will focus on social robots of the year 2020 that will impact the human partner’s health and well-being; through natural, affluent, and purposeful interactions assisting humans achieve better physical, mental and emotional health and wellness.

The submission can be conceptual or work-in-progress prototypes, but must contribute to “social” robots (not limited to healthcare, service, entertainment, home, transport, sports and education). Competition entries will be evaluated during the conference by an international panel of experts in robot design. Your entry should address innovative ideas that demonstrates (not limited to) creative use of technologies, intelligence, interactivity, adaptability as an overall concept application(s) that will impact/ improve human emotional and physical well-being; which governs by laws of robotics (Isaac Asimov);

The Jury will select 3 winning entries that will receive cash prize awards:

First Prize : 300 USD

Second Prize : 200 USD

Third PRize : 100 USD

All cash prize awards are paid gross/before income tax.

Winners will be annouced on 31 October 2012, at the ICSR2012, Chengdu, China. (winners will be announced online on 1 November 2012)

* A poster exhibition of the shortlisted entries will be exhibited at the conference.

Download Call for Entries

Download Registration/Submission Instructions

Design Competition Registration / Submission

Robot Design Competition 2011


Important Dates:

Closing date
1st October 2012

2nd-31st October 2012

Winner announcement
31st October 2012
(at ICSR2012, Chengdu, China)

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