Ekki Zwicker, GE Inspection Robotics, Switzerland
Hakon Ferkingstad, GASSCO, Norway
Tjibbe Bouma, SPRINT Robotics, Netherlands
The session will give an overview of how robotics is deployed in the process industry today, what the current challenges are and which technological and operational gaps need to be addressed to further boost robotics in this domain The workshop will consist of a series of short presentations given by endusers (asset owners, industrial service providers) and robotic system suppliers presenting successfully deployed robotic systems. The presentations are followed by a panel discussion with representatives from industry (endusers and technology providers) and academia addressing the gaps identified and to be covered by research.
Agenda of the workshop
Introduction (E. Zwicker, H. Ferkingstad, T. Bouma)
Series of short presentations addressing how robotics is currently deployed in the process industry – The view of Asset Owners, Service Providers and Robotic Technology Providers
Workshop discussion addressing the consequences for research and industrialization in general and H2020 / SPARC in particular.
Summary & Conclusion