Robotic competition

Build your robot

Robotic competition

During the STI robot competition, six teams of three master students from different sections of the STI faculty have to design, build and program a cleaning robot. The realized robots must be able to autonomously move in a 64 m² arena that features obstacles and different terrains, while detecting and gathering empty PET bottles, which should then be brought to a specific recycling area. The goals for the 2022 edition of the competition might be replaced by a new challenge ! 

The competition is implemented as a regular semester project during the spring semester.

The project is a unique opportunity to learn and practice several skills that are often asked for by employers: hands-on expertise in several domains (electronics, mechanics, programming, etc.), project management, budget management, interacting with workshops and suppliers, working in a multidisciplinary team.

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EPFL Coordinator : Alessandro Crespi (Biorobotic laboratory – BIOROB)

Academic Responsible : Professor Auke Ijspeert (BIOROB)