World Robot Summit 2018


19–21 November 2018




More than 40,000 people flocked to the World Robot Summit in Tokyo to see the latest in robot tech, including products developed by star performers from Queensland’s robotics sector.

TIQ and QUT Bluebox jointly hosted a booth at the summit, which featured Queensland robotics businesses.

Robotics teams from 3 Queensland schools and from the QUT Bluebox Robotics Accelerator program also attended.

The theme for this year’s summit was ‘Robotics for Happiness’, with a focus on the potential for collaboration between humans and robots in the future.

8 Queensland robotics businesses attended, displaying a wide range of robotics applications, including drones, humanoid assistants, plant automation robots and educational desktop bots.

Queensland school students also did the state proud at the event, with Merrimac State High School bringing home a swag of awards for coding and documentation in the World Robot Competition Junior Challenge Trial Competition.

Participating companies

Queensland companies attending the World Robot Summit with TIQ were:

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