Robotics Innovation Center

The DFKI Robotics Innovation Center (RIC) is a young, dynamically growing field of research at the DFKI with international character. Currently, a staff of more than 110 employees from all over the world works here in research and development. More than 75 student assistants support the individual projects. The Robotics Innovation Center closely cooperates with the Robotics Group at the University of Bremen.

The Robotics Innovation Center team benefits from interdisciplinary cooperation: computer scientists and design engineers meet biologists, mathematicians, computer linguists, industrial designers, electro engineers, physicists, and psychologists in order to jointly develop mobile robot systems. The design accords to latest mechatronic developments and programming based on complex, massive-parallel embedded systems solutions.

In the framework of direct industrial orders or publicly funded joint projects, the Robotics Innovation Center designs and realizes intelligent robots for a variety of fields of application, such as underwater, space, SAR (Search and Rescue) and security robotics, logistics, production and consumer (LPC), cognitive robotics, e-mobility, and rehabilitation robotics. The focus lies on a rapid transfer of results of basic research into real-world applications.

The DFKI Robotics Innovation Center actively supports the compatibility of family and career. An in-house childcare facility is offered for emergencies where DFKI employees’ children may be looked after by qualified kindergarten teachers in terms of a full-day care service.
 

Further Information:
www.dfki.de/robotics

Contact

Main site in Bremen

Phone: +49 421 17845-0
Fax: +49 421 17845-4150
E-mail: robotik@dfki.de

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
Robotics Innovation Center
Robert-Hooke-Straße 1
28359 Bremen
Germany

Subsidiary Office

Phone: +49 421 17845-0

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
Robotics Innovation Center
Robert-Hooke-Straße 5
28359 Bremen
Germany

Branch Office Osnabrück

Tel.: +49 541 969-2622
E-mail: ric-osnabrueck@dfki.de

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
Branch Office Osnabrück
ICO InnovationsCentrum Osnabrück GmbH
Albert-Einstein-Straße 1
49076 Osnabrück
Germany

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