On Monday September 2nd, Smart Robotics and EPHI received co-financing of €50.000,- for the project ‘Flexible Robotics in food processing’. This co-financing is awarded by the Stimulation fund of ‘Metropoolregio Eindhoven’. The check was hande dover by Counciler van der Heijden, at the Smart Robotics Innovation Center.
The project entails the development of a hygienic, flexible and high-speed pick-and-place robotsystem for food logistics. This solution will take over the repetitive and physically challinging work of employees, enabling them to focus on more diverse tasks and reducing personnel shortages.
The Stimulation fund by Metropoolregio Eindhoven offers new ideas a chance to strengthen the regional economy. In cooperation with 21 municipalities and the provence Noord-Brabant, they stimulate innovation, cooperation and the economical structure of South-East Brabant.