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Advanced Robotic Technology for Handling Soft Materials in Manufacturing Sectors

IIT participation to SOFTMANBOT project

The Industrial Robotics Unit (URI) at IIT specializes in advanced robotics solutions for industrial applications. The lab has worked with a host of national and multinational industries for automation of a variety of complex processes. One of our robots is also currently being installed on the new bridge of Genova (San Giorgio Bridge). Since the…
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Project Update Zimmer Group

In the past 12 months, the research project SOFTMANBOT has brought many developments to the Zimmer Group despite the difficult conditions caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Before the lockdown, visits could be made to the project partners JUEMA (Alicante, Spain), PLASTINHER URBAN S.L (Elche, Spain) and DECATHLON (Tirana, Albania). Only the visit to MICHELIN (Clermont-Ferrand)…
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PLASTINHER URBAN has published an article on the ‘Asociación Española de Componentes de Calzado (AEC)’

PLASTINHER URBAN has published an article on the ‘Asociación Española de Componentes de Calzado (AEC)’ website regarding its participation in the SOFTMANBOT project, whose main objective is the development of a robotic system for handling flexible pieces which, in this case, will be applied to the extraction of shoe soles from injection moulds: “This task,…
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Michelin and its first year of SOFTMANBOT

After a very particular year all around the world, we are pretty satisfied of the work done in the softManBot project. The first stage of the work was to encounter the partners and start sharing our challenges for the robotic system with great researchers and people. After this first stage, the time as come to…
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AlicantePlaza published an article titled: “Aiju and Inescop work on a robot for the handling of soft materials in manufacturing”

We are glad to share with you this very informative article published on Alicante Plaza about the objectives of SOFTMANBOT project by Aiju Instituto Tecnológico de Producto Infantil y Ocio and INESCOP. Centro de Innovación y TecnologíaYou can read the full article here (in Spanish)!

Zimmer GmbH on Digital Engineering Magazine

Rising wages are driving parts of production in the tyre, footwear, toy and textile industries to low-wage countries. An EU project launched last October is now trying to counteract this development. The aim is to achieve a higher degree of automation in production and to improve ergonomics at the workplace through new types of robot…
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Simac Tanning Tech is the international event with the most qualified offer of machinery and technologies for the footwear, leather goods and tanning industries, which takes place in Milan, concurrently with Lineapelle. There are many services dedicated exclusively to the visitor, allowing greater enjoyment range of merchandise, ease in the movements, better planning of the…
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SICUR is Spain’s leading international security event. Every two years, it brings together public and private security companies, associations, professionals in Madrid. Innovation and technological development are the main focus of this professional event that addresses integral security from five major areas with the aim of improving wellbeing and social development. INESCOP participated in the…
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Publication on SOFTMANBOT project

Read the article that INESCOP published on SOFTMANBOT here!

SOFTMANBOT first newsletter

The first SOFTMANBOT newsletter come out in April! Find out everything about our project activities, demo visits and our project strategy to cope with the COVID-19 emergency at this link ! Our next issue will be out in September! Be sure to subscribe!