World Robot Summit

October 17-21, 2018 World Robot Summit 2018 | August / October 2020 World Robot Summit 2020

Application
Requirements

About

Event Name
World Robot Summit 2018 TOKYO
Schedule
Wednesday, October 17th - Sunday, October 21st 2018
Venue
Tokyo Big Sight East Halls 6/7/8
Hosts
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
New Energy Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

Program

Category Challenge Challenge Summary
Industrial Robotics Assembly Challenge Quick and accurate assembly of model products containing technical components required in assembling industrial products and other goods
Service Robotics Partner Robot Challenge
[Standard Robot Platform League]Partner Robot Challenge
[Simulation League]
Clean or tidy up rooms at homes and house-sitting
Partner Robot Challenge
[Simulation League]
Future Convenience Store Challenge Shelf-stocking and replenishment of multiple types of products such as food, interaction with customers and staffs, and cleaning restrooms
Disaster Robotics Plant Disaster Prevention Challenge Inspecting or maintaining infrastructures based on set standards (e.g.opening/closing valves)
Tunnel Disaster Response and Recovery Challenge Collecting information and providing emergency response in case of a tunnel disaster (e.g. life-saving, removing obstacles from tunnels)
Standard Disaster Robotics Challenge Assessing standard performance levels (e.g. mobility, sensing, information collection, wireless communication, remote control on-site deployment, durability, etc.) required in disaster prevention and responses
Junior
(Teams of members aged 19 or younger)
School Robot Challenge Programming the standard platform robots to complete tasks that might be useful in a school environment
Home Robot Challenge Setting tasks equivalent to those in the service robotics category’s Partner Robot challenge and making robots that complete such tasks

Awards/Prize

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams in each challenge will be awarded. Awards and prize from robotics related societies will be also given.(Under consideration)


Travel/Transportation Support

Travel allowances and transportation costs might be granted up to certain amount to the participating teams after screening of the documents.
Please note that such costs are not necessarily granted to all teams.

Application Requirements

Item Industrial
(tentative)
Service
(tentative)
Disaster Junior
(tentative)
Assembly Partner
[Standard Robot Platform League]
Partner
[Simulation League]
FCSC Plant Tunnel STM School Home
Age Open 19 year old or younger
*As of the competition
Number of people per team
(Commendation target) *1
1-20 2-6
Participating in multiple teams within the same challenge Not allowed
Participating in multiple challenges Allowed Not allowed
Information disclosure regarding designated items. Required
Consent to application guideline. Required
Age
Industrial (tentative)
Assembly
Open
Service (tentative)
Partner
[Standard Robot Platform League]
Partner
[Simulation League]
FCSC
Open
Disaster
Plant Tunnel STM
Open
Junior (tentative)
School Home
19 year old or younger
*As of the competition
Number of people per team
(Commendation target) ※1
Industrial (tentative)
Assembly
1-20
Service (tentative)
Partner
[Standard Robot Platform League]
Partner
[Simulation League]
FCSC
1-20
Disaster
Plant Tunnel STM
1-20
Junior (tentative)
School Home
2-6
Participating in multiple teams within the same challenge
Industrial (tentative)
Assembly
Not allowed
Service (tentative)
Partner
[Standard Robot Platform League]
Partner
[Simulation League]
FCSC
Not allowed
Disaster
Plant Tunnel STM
Not allowed
Junior (tentative)
School Home
Not allowed
Participating in multiple challenges
Industrial (tentative)
Assembly
Allowed
Service (tentative)
Partner
[Standard Robot Platform League]
Partner
[Simulation League]
FCSC
Allowed
Disaster
Plant Tunnel STM
Allowed
Junior (tentative)
School Home
Not allowed
Information disclosure regarding designated items.
Industrial (tentative)
Assembly
Required
Service (tentative)
Partner
[Standard Robot Platform League]
Partner
[Simulation League]
FCSC
Required
Disaster
Plant Tunnel STM
Required
Junior (tentative)
School Home
Required
Information disclosure regarding designated items.
Industrial (tentative)
Assembly
Required
Service (tentative)
Partner
[Standard Robot Platform League]
Partner
[Simulation League]
FCSC
Required
Disaster
Plant Tunnel STM
Required
Junior (tentative)
School Home
Required
  • Please note that there's a possibility those above-mentioned requirements will change in the future.
    For entry requirements to Japan, please refer to the website of the Immigration Bureau of Japan.
  • *1 There is no age limit for members of the team except for the Junior category. However, each team must have at least one member over 20 years old.
    The maximum number of members allowed in the team paddock should be 10 people or less.
  • *2 The team can not change robots for each task with the exception of alternative machine. The team can change robot parts such as hands.

Application Method

Schedule

  Disaster Robotics Assembly, Service Robotics, Junior
Application Period 8th Nov. 2017 - 15th Jan. 2018 4th Jan. 2018 - 28th Feb. 2018
Assessment Period Jan. 2018 Mar. 2018
Result Notification Beginning of Feb. 2018 (tentative) Beginning of Apr. 2018 (tentative)

*Platform robots will be provided after result notification.

Procedure

1. Please consent to application guidelines. 2. Register for entry at official website and get your ID.
*Please inform secretariat if you don’t receive registration completion email.
3. Submit required documents in free-style format in English.
*Please download the sample documents for each challenge and submit in English all required information indicated in the sample documents including your issued ID.
*Your issued ID is the number “18_XXXX” on the registration completion email.
*Submission should be made via email only.
*Please inform secretariat if you don’t receive confirmation email within 3 business days after your submission via email.

Inquires
Secretariat of World Robot Summit
[E-mail] entry@worldrobotsummit.org

Contact Us

Please email info@worldrobotsummit.org for inquiries and applications regarding sponsorship.

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