From 24 to 27 September 2018, on the ‘HAINAUT Security’ site, located in BAUFFE (Mons, close to CHIEVRE airport and CASTEAU NATO headquarters), was held the annual competitions to demonstrate the capabilities of mobile robots in realistic scenarios. The ELROB’2018 competition presented 16 teams of which five (NIC Instruments Ltd-UK, TELEROB GmbH-GE, BROKK Ltd.-SE, ELP GmbH-GE, TAUT-AT) tested on explosive and CBRN device detection capabilities and seven competitors tested on rescue capabilities for victims (TELEROB GmbH-GE, Fraunhofer & TNO-GE-NL, BISG-FI, TAUT, BROKK and ELP, AVRORA-RU) The aim of these competitions is to promote the best advances in technology and to strengthen cooperation in research. The ELROB event has been doubled this year by the organization of the 21st International Symposium on Robotics (ISMCR’2018 under the auspices of the International Confederation IMEKO, and more particularly its technical committee (TC17) coordinator of research in robotics, chaired by Japan, of which Belgium is an active member in charge of the organization of this symposium. With the participation of more than 120 active participants to both events and 71 visitors, these successful events underlined the experience and expertise of the International CBRNE Institute.
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