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Robotics & Drives – CONFIRM Research Partnership

Published: 17th July 2019

Confirm, the Science Foundation Ireland funded research centre for Smart Manufacturing, are delighted to announce a new industry research project supported by Mullingar based automation specialists Robotics and Drives.

The 2-year research project, which focuses on a user-centred Human-Robotic Interface (HRI) that considers usability, safety and utility, will be undertaken by Athlone Institute of Technology’s Dr Niall Murray  and researcher Xue Er (Shamaine) Chung.

The project was officially launched in July 2019 at Robotics and Drives headquarters in Mullingar and was attended by members of Confirm, Athlone Institute of Technology and Robotics and Drives.

About Robotics and Drives: Robotics and Drives have grown into a company that is a market leader in providing turnkey robotic automation projects in Ireland. They provide innovative solutions both with and without robots to SME’s and blue-chip multinational companies in the medical device, pharmaceutical, automotive, food & beverage, plastics and consumer goods sectors.


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