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Press Release

NEDO Publishes the Draft Outline of Challenges for the World Robot Summit and Seeks Public Comment

- Competition set to gather robotics experts from around the world -
April  10,2017
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

On April 10, NEDO and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) published the draft outline of competition events for the World Robot Challenge (WRC), which is now available for public review and comment.

Furthermore, the robot platforms to be used for the "Partner Robot Challenge" and "School Robot Challenge" have been selected based on the results from an open solicitation.

Details on the challenges in the draft outline, the robot platforms, and how to submit comment on the draft document are listed on the official WRS website.

For more information, please contact:

NEDO Robot and Artificial Intelligence Technology Department
Tel: +81-44-520-5241­
Industrial Robotics Category: Fujii
Service Robotics Category: Kaneko
Disaster Robotics Category: Hayamizu
Junior Category: Inoue
General inquiries: Murakami, Hara