KUKA as a world-leader in robot-based automation has maintained an intense collaboration with academia and research partners worldwide on various scientific and technical topics for many years. Today KUKA is taking this collaboration to a new stage by establishing a new scientific award, which comes with a substantial financial prize money, the KUKA Innovation in Mobile Manipulation Award.


The KUKA Innovation in Mobile Manipulation Award comes with a financial prize of 20,000 EUR. The award is intended to accelerate the pace of innovation in the field of mobile manipulation at large and to better prepare technology transfers from academia and research to industry.
Applicants for the award have to demonstrate an innovative robotic application or component in the field of mobile manipulation in real operation in a realistic working environment.