IFR press release

IERA Award 2017 - Apply Now !

Deadline for applications: 28 February 2017

January 2017

Don't miss the deadline! Applications for the IERA Award must be submitted not later than 28 February 2017. The finalists of the IFR/IEEE Invention & Entrepreneurship Award will present their applications at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA in Singapore.

This award honors the achievements of the inventors with value creating ideas and entrepreneurs who propel those ideas into world-class products. At the same time the joint disposition of the award underlines the determination of both organizations to promote stronger collaboration between robotics science and robotics industry. The annual presented award consists of a plaque and a $2,000 honorarium. Please download the Call for Applications below. Applications can be sent up to 28 February 2017 to the IFR Secretariat - secretariat@ifr.org.

The winner will be honored at the ICRA conference. More information on the ICRA is available on the venue's webpage.

More information on former winners can be found on this website.