[robotics-worldwide] [news] RoCKIn 2015 Intention to Participate deadline is near

Pedro U. Lima pal at isr.tecnico.ulisboa.pt
Fri May 29 06:48:51 PDT 2015

RoCKIn Competition 2015 Intention to Participate deadline is this Sunday, 31 May -
apply here: http://rockincompetition.eu/apply

RoCKIn is short for “Robot Competitions Kick Innovation in Cognitive 
Systems and Robotics” and it is an EU-funded Coordination Action aiming 
at the promotion of research and education in Robotics through 
competitions (http://rockinrobotchallenge.eu).

The RoCKIn Competition 2015 will take place in November 19-23, 2015 in Lisboa,
Portugal (http://rockinrobotchallenge.eu/rockin2015.php). 

Travel support is available for most of the qualified teams. 

Test beds in Lisbon and Bonn can be visited by teams willing to test and benchmark their systems before the competition.

Teams can participate in tasks (optional) and/or functionalities only (mandatory).

All the details are provided in RoCKIn web page http://rockinrobotchallenge.eu.

The important dates for the application (2 steps), qualification and registration
process regarding the RoCKIn Competition 2015 are:

- Intention to participate:			31 May 2015
- Application deadline: 			31 August 2015
- Decision on Qualified Teams: 	08 September 2015
- Registration open: 			09-30 September 2015 (for the qualified teams only)

All teams interested to participate in RoCKIn Competition 2015 should declare first their intention to participate (until 31 May 2015)
following the instructions in


After that, the team leader will receive an email granting authorization to his / her application account which requires inputting the following items (until 31 August 2015):

1. Team name and affiliation
2. Number of team members, with status (e.g., professor, post-doc, PhD student, MSc student, CEO, CFO, chief-engineer)
3. Challenge where the team will participate [ RoCKIn at Home and RoCKIn at Work ]
4. Six-pages two-column Team Description Paper (TDP).

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