[robotics-worldwide] 7th IEEE/IFR IERA Award - Call for Applications extended

BISCHOFF Rainer RainerBischoff at kuka-roboter.de
Wed Mar 31 10:57:09 PDT 2010


Call for Applications

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7th IEEE/IFR Invention & Entrepreneurship Award
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for Outstanding Achievements

in Commercializing Innovative Robot and Automation Technology


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Deadline for applications extended: April 18, 2010
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Description:
To recognize the entrepreneurial commercialization of ideas into actual
products. Nominations should cite and describe the original work that
has been translated into commercial application as well as the
commercial product and its success. The nomination must also describe
the unique characteristics of the transformation into the commercialized
product that justify the award. The current and future impact of the
commercial product is a fundamental element of the merit for selection.
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http://www.ieee-ras.org/industrial

http://www.ifr.org/fileadmin/user_upload/downloads/IERA_Award/IERA_Award
_2010_Call_For_Applications_final.pdf

http://conference.vde.com/isr-robotik-2010/Pages/IERAAWARD.aspx
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Former recipients of the award:
http://www.ieee-ras.org/awards/awardshow/id/12
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Prize: US$ 2000 and prestigious plaque
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An awards committee comprising representatives of IEEE-RAS and IFR will
evaluate the applications and select finalists to present plenary
speeches at the 

7th IEEE/IFR Joint Forum on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Robotics
and Automation
June 8, 2010 - 09:00-12:00
International Congress Centre Munich, Germany

The IERA Award Ceremony will take place on Tuesday evening, 8 June 2010,
during the ISR 2010 Gala Dinner at the famous Lenbach Palais, Munich,
Germany.
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Co-located with 
ISR 2010 - The 41st International Symposium on Robotics  and
Robotik 2010 - 6th German Conference on Robotics
June 7-9, 2010
International Congress Centre Munich, Germany

and

Automatica 2010 - 4th International Trade Fair for Automation and
Mechatronics
June 8-11, 2010
New Munich Trade Fair Centre, Germany
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Sponsoring Organizations:
International Federation of Robotics (http://www.ifr.org)
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (http://www.ieee-ras.org)
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Honorary Chair
Sukhan Lee (Sungkyunkwan University)

General Chairs
Alex Zelinsky (CSIRO, IEEE RAS VP Industrial Activities)
Ake Lindqvist (ABB, IFR President)


Organizing Committee 
Program Chair: Rainer Bischoff (KUKA)
Awards Chair: Klas Nilsson (Lund Univ.)
Finance Chair: Erwin Prassler (FH BRS)
Local Arrangements: Helmut Klausing (VDE)


Awards Committee 

IEEE:
Klas Nilsson (Lund Univ.)
Erwin Prassler (FH BRS)
Alex Zelinsky (CSIRO)

IFR:
Rolf-Dieter Schraft (IPA)
Hiroshi Fujiwara (JARA)
Claus Risager (Danish Technological Institute)




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