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November 20, 2018

Experience the Jury Day 2018 in first person!

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November 20, 2018

How will robotics affect the European economy?

Author: Marc Torre Montagut Astonishing technological advances in the field of robotics and Artificial Intelligence are being reported every day. According to the International Federation of Robotics, last year, global sales…
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November 14, 2018

The Welcome Camp takes place in Yes!Delft

During the 14th and 15th of November RobotUnion starts the first acceleration round with the presence of 20 startups and around 40 partners and mentors. The kick-off is hosted by…
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September 30, 2018

Barcelona Drone Center is one of the 10 civilian drone test sites worldwide

Last August the partners of Mobile World Capital Barcelona visited the Barcelona Drone Center, located in Moia (Barcelona). It is a segregated airspace and runway with 2500 ha, it serves as…
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September 18, 2018

RobotUnion announces the 20 startups selected to enter the acceleration programme

Each of the winners, selected among 204 applications from 32 countries, will receive up to €223,000 in equity-free funding, alongside acceleration and mentoring services. RobotUnion is offering a total of…
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September 10, 2018

The RobotUnion Jury Day session is coming!

The RobotUnion Jury Day session will take place at Tecnalia HQ in San Sebastian (Spain) 44 Robotic companies from all around the world will meet and compete! Don't miss any…
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September 9, 2018

3 videos to learn and get inspired by soft robots

What are soft robots? They are robots that are composed primarily of deformable materials such as gels or soft polymers. Sometimes they have a rigid skeleton, but other times the whole…
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August 31, 2018

RobotUnion will be present at DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival 2018

RobotUnion will join the Mobile World Capital Barcelona team at DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival during the 4-6 September 2018. A selection of startups from the European Projects IMPACT Connected…
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July 17, 2018

RobotUnion closes its first call with 204 submissions from 32 countries

20 applicants will receive acceleration services and will be financed with up to €223,000 in equity free cash. The robotic solutions participating in RobotUnion will take part in the digitalisation…
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July 10, 2018

Robots trending in the AgTech industry

In 2015, the global market for agricultural robots was $2.8 billion and it is predicted that in 2020 it will reach $16 billion (Statista). Source: https://www.nesta.org.uk According to the report,…
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June 27, 2018

Skyx: robotics technology for agricultural spraying

Eylon Sorek, Skyx Founder and CEO has been interviewed by RobotUnion's team. Skyx is an agricultural-robotics technology company enabling a modular swarm of autonomous drones for spraying. The company named…
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June 21, 2018

“Less invasive surgery and remote procedures are possible now with the aid of robots”

Ángel Lanuza is senior Advisor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Internationalization & Innovation Department of FENIN, as well as Coordinator of the Spanish Innovation Platform on Healthcare Technology FENIN…
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June 19, 2018

Video: Interview to Merete Nørby – MADE (Denmark)

MADE's international chief consultant Merete Nørby talks about RobotUnion and presents the Danish SMEs and startups participating in the 1st call of the programme. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0UTJa5UCrc&feature=youtu.be
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June 18, 2018

“New robotics solutions can change the way we think of and work with manufacturing”

MADE is most active in the Manufacturing vertical. Can you tell us how robotics can disrupt this vertical? Robotics play a big and important role in factories and in the…
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June 18, 2018

Getting your robotic startup past the valley of death

By Leire Martinez “Nobody said it was easy; No one ever said it would be this hard”  The lyrics to Coldplay’s love song could well be suited for the thousands of…
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June 18, 2018

“Robotics will disrupt civil engineering through efficiency and safety at work”

Interview to Francisco Luque Cañones leads the innovation project of Ferrovial at the Ci3 division (Centro de Innovación de Infraestructuras Inteligentes) and one of the experts at RobotUnion Ferrovial is most…
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June 15, 2018

RobotUnion at Automatica Fair in Munich this week

RobotUnion partners will be present at automatica in Munich, Germany from 19 – 22 June 2018. Discover the pioneering projects right here in the MWCapital Start-Up Arena and see how robotics and automation is shaping our future!…
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June 15, 2018

“The need for robotics is on the rise”

The use of robotics is steadily increasing around the world. According to the 2017 World Robot Statistics, issued by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), the top 10 most automated…
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April 17, 2018

RobotUnion launches its first open call with €8 million equity-free funding for startups and SMEs

  Launched within the framework of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, it is the first European acceleration project that discovers, supports and funds innovative projects in the robotics industry…