About the Open Call #1 - Challenge

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Email: opencall@vojext.eu
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VOJEXT is looking for innovators (SMEs and Mid-Caps) in Cognitive autonomous systems for human-robot interaction, specially “cobots” covering traditional and non-traditional areas for AI- robotics and cognitive ICT developments.
Projects must clearly fit within one of the 5 challenges aforementioned. All challenges require advancing the state of the art, hence the participation of innovators is essential.  

Open Call #1 - Challenges Briefing

Challenge 1Construction Robotic Toolset
Development of a robotic solution designed for accomplishing plastering tasks with a robotic arm and 1 or more different end-effectors. Such solution should be able to work on top of an existing mobile wheeled robot part of the VOJEXT environment.
Challenge 2Navigation
Development of secure and autonomous robot navigation in highly dynamic environments.
Challenge 3Visualization of point cloud in a VR headset
Scene and improve system’s usability, allowing user to navigate around the generate pointcloud using VR equipment.
Challenge 4Integrate two leap motion devices to improve user’s hand mapping
Synchronize two leap motion devices to allow precise but cheap hand mapping. Integrate the output with the teleop pipeline.
Challenge 5Investigate a new method of hand mapping and integrate it to the teleop pipeline
Reproduce a method concerning hand movements tracking. If applicable, the method will be integrated into the teleop pipeline.

More details are in the Guide for Applicants and Open Text files. 


The maximum amount of funding that each beneficiary may receive during the VOJEXT Open Call #1 is up to €100.000 and the number of grants is 5. 
The duration of the project is 9-12 months (see Annex 2  Guide for Applicant).

The target applicants are SMEs and Mid-Caps. These applicants’ profiles can apply as legal entities. 

Submission to the VOJEXT Open Call #1 will open on 1st March 2021 (12 PM CET) and close on 30th April 2021 (5 PM CET).  
The projects implementation will start on July 2021 and be divided in Sprints of 3-4 months for Open Call #1  Challenge. 
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