Robot Builders: Here’s Your Chance to Win €10,000


By Nancy Bartels

Feb 05, 2015

For the fifth year in a row, robot builders have a chance to show off their innovative products and win a communications package worth €10,000 (USD $11,400).

The Robotics Award will be presented on April 14 at the Industrial Automation Forum at this year’s Hannover Messe. The massive trade fair runs April 13-17 in Hanover, Germany.

The award goes to exceptionally innovative robot-supported solutions which exhibit a high degree of practical relevance to industrial automation, mobile robots and/or autonomous systems. Companies and institutions from any branch of industry from across the globe are eligible to compete.

Contestants for the Robotic Award can submit their products, projects and technological innovations for adjudication by an independent jury. The competition criteria consist of the degree of technological innovation, the benefits for industry/environment/society and the economic aspects of the application.

Entries must be submitted by February 20. Click here for application materials.

The award will be presented by Olaf Lies, Minister for Economics, Labor and Transportation of the German state of Lower Saxony, joined by a managing board member from Deutsche Messe. The relevant application materials are available for downloading at

The Robotics Award is presented by Hannover Messe in cooperation with Industrieanzeiger magazine and the Robotation Academy, the event, workshop and consulting center for robotics and automation technology located at the Hannover Exhibition Center.