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Research Center Looks to Expand Investments in Robots
The University of North Carolina Charlotte's (UNCC) Safety, Security and Rescue Research Center (SSR-RC) is one of the newest sites dedicated to research for solving issues regarding physical safety in material handling, manufacturing and healthcare industries.
UNCC SSR-RC is a member of the Industry University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC), a National Science Foundation (NSF) group made up of companies and universities focused on industry-related research in emerging fields. Other partners in the I/UCRC SSR-RC are the University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania and University of Denver.
UNCC SSR-RC is looking to partner with other corporate in the manufacturing and material handling industry to influence and expand their "Computation-driven robotic and sensor systems augmented by data analysis, to improve the safety, capability and well-being of humans," according to their website.
UNCC is currently the only research center committed to robotic technologies.
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