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IFR press release

IERA Award final on 8th July 2014

Three finalists nominated

Three Finalists have been nominated by the IERA Award Committee to present their story of the genesis of a successful innovative product in robotics and automation at a special session at the conference of China International Robot Show (CIROS) on 8 July 2014 in Shanghai.

The session will start at 16.00 hrs at the Kerry Hotel Shanghai Pudong. IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (IEEE/RAS) and the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) agreed to jointly sponsor the Invention and Entrepreneurship Award.

Nominees 2014

Yang Yang, Gao Jinrui and Zheng Yongquan, Chaint Robotics, China
Robotic Automatic Finishing System for Iron Castings

Guy Caverot, BA Systemes, France
Mobile base designed to receive an X-ray machine

Charles Deguire, Kinova, Canada
JACO Rehab edition

The selected finalists will have the opportunity to present their story of the genesis of a successful innovative product in robotics and automation from its very inception to the final state of commercialization. The ultimate winner will be chosen by an evaluation board, consisting of distinguished individuals from industry and academia. The winner will be announced the same day. A prestigious plaque will be awarded to each finalist and a US$ 2,000 prize will be awarded to the winner.