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October 12, 2023

Saxony – Passion for Robotics since 1625

"Saxony's Pioneering Role in Robotics Research: Innovations, Collaboration, and Future Perspectives"

In recent years, Saxony has evolved into a significant hub for robotics research. The region is characterized by a strong combination of innovative companies, renowned research institutions, and a dedicated government, working together to advance the development of robotics technologies.

Outstanding research institutions specializing in robotics are located in Saxony, for example the Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology (IWU) in Chemnitz and the Centre for Tactile Internet with Human-in-the-Loop at the TU Dresden. These institutions conduct groundbreaking research and development in robotics, ranging from advanced robotic systems to artificial intelligence.

The Saxon state government recognizes the importance of robotics as a key economic factor and actively invests in promoting research and development in this field. These investments contribute to strengthening the competitiveness of the region and the creation high-quality jobs.

A key sucess factor for innovation in the field of robotics in Saxony is the close collaboration between research institutions, companies, and the government. This interdisciplinary cooperation promotes the exchange of knowledge and resources, leading to faster progress and more efficient solutions.

With a strong foundation in research and industry, Saxony faces promising future perspectives in robotics. Developments span from advanced production robots to intelligent assistance systems and applications in medicine and autonomous vehicles. This goes in line with the design and realisation of future communication systems which are necessary to manage and operate these massive number of robots and cobots in future industry and smart cities.

Overall, robotics research in Saxony demonstrates that the region not only has a rich industrial history but is also actively working to shape its future through innovative technologies. The collaboration between research institutions, companies, and the government creates a dynamic environment where ideas thrive, and new horizons in the world of robotics are explored.


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