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The task of the TU Graz Robotics Challenge is to build and program a rescue robot which autonomously explores a maze and searches for simulated victims.

The winning team will be awarded € 300 (sponsored by incubed IT)

Condidtions of participation:

  • open to students of all Bachelor’s Degree Programmes of Graz University of Technology
  • a team comprises 2 – 5 students
  • required robotics platform: LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0 (will be provided by TU Graz)
  • maximum number of 5 teams for 2017
  • student teams can apply by sending a letter of motivation (1 page, Arial 12pt) to mkandlho@ist.tugraz.at with the subject: [robotics challenge] (deadline: 04.04.2017)

Overview:

  • Competition: 13.06.2017 (09.00h – 16.00h).
    Foyer Inffeldgasse 13
  • Kick-Off and Information Event: 14.03.2017 (15.00h – 17.00h).
    Seminar Room IST, Inffeldgasse 16b/II (slides here.)
  • Open Lab Days: starting 07.04.2017 (13.30h – 17.00; further dates for open lab days see here). Robotics Lab, Inffeldgasse 13/V

 

Further information regarding the competition rules can be found here.

Sponsors

Poster

Important Dates

  • 14.03.2017: Kick-Off and information event (15.00h – 17.00h), Seminar Room IST (find the slides here.)
  • 04.04.2017:  Deadline application of student teams
  • 06.04.2017: Notification accepted student teams
  • 07.04.2017 / 28.04. / 05.05. / 19.05. / 02.06.  : Open lab days (13.30h – 17.00h; preparation for competition), Robotics Lab
  • 13.06.2017: Competition (09.00h – 16.00h), Foyer Inffeldgasse 13

 

Contact

Martin Kandlhofer

Email: mkandlho@ist.tugraz.at

Institute for Software Technology, Graz University of Technology
Inffeldgasse 13/V,  8010 Graz, Austria