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Anamarija Miličević

LARICS took part in an Innovation Management Training

Our two project managing team members, Ivana and Anamarija, went to an Innovation Management Training event at our Faculty on Friday, 16th November, organized by our colleagues from LABUST with the title " Disruptive Business Models and cracking the code of Financial Forecasting ". The training was held by Helena Deane from WestBIC, Ireland, and she taught the attendees about what disruptive business models are, why they are important and how they could be applied in the context of our scientific efforts.

Anamarija Miličević

We attended a workshop for PhD students

On Thursday, 15th November, our lab members and PhD students attended a workshop by the Croatian Science Foundation (HRZZ) as part of the institution's project that aims to further develop the careers of young researchers and PhD students in Croatia. At the workshop, they learned about what their possibilities and duties are, how they file reports, work with the system etc. They learned a lot and are looking forward to more such initiatives in the future!

Anamarija Miličević

LARICS members on Croatian national television

On November 15, 2018, our members Matko Orsag and Ivana Mikolić took part in the daily tv programme "Dobro jutro, Hrvatska" (Good morning, Croatia, Croatian Radiotelevision) as guests, where they talked about the European Robotics Week 2018 and how it will be manifested here. Matko is the National Coordinator for the Robotics Week and together with Ivana, his assistant for this event and LARICS project coordinator and manager, they talked about the events organized in Croatia .

Anamarija Miličević

Our new robot arm has arrived!

Our new robotic arm for the project Specularia has recently arrrived at our Lab! This is great news for the project, as it means that our colleagues will now be able to continue working on new research and ideas. This compliant multi-degree-of-freedom manipulator has the task of performing delicate handling of plants, such as flower and fruit manipulation, and plant pruning. It will work together with two more robots in a robotic system which consists of the arm, an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and an Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV). Together, they will be able to accomplish many things!

Anamarija Miličević

We will take part in the European Robotics Week 2018!

Our Lab will be taking part in ERW 2018 under the robotics@fer.hr brand, together with our colleagues from LABUST and LAMOR ! We will attend the University of Zagreb Fair (22-24 November) and present our work, equipment, projects, as well as opportunities for potential undergraduate, graduate and PhD students, researchers, teachers etc. We will also open our labs to the public during the Open Day event at our Faculty (24th November) and will show the visitors what it is like to work in our three laboratories. We are looking forward to these events and hope to see you there!

Anamarija Miličević

LARICS seminar in the Sisak-Moslavina County

As is tradition, another LARICS seminar was held, this time in the wonderful Sisak-Moslovina County. The seminar was held from 19th to 21st October, and in this time we had a lot to do: The Laboratory's new members introduced themselves, as did the new Alumni, and an overview of the current and planned projects was given in the scientific part of the seminar. But we didn't just work - we had a social programme, too!

Anamarija Miličević

Prof. Stjepan Bogdan gave an interview about ASSISIbf

On October 10th, 2018, an interview by our professor Stjepan Bogdan was published in the local business weekly , Lider . The article is titled " FER-scientists are not 'lost in translation' , even when translating the language of fish to bees", and in the interview, prof. Bogdan talked about all things ASSISIbf - he explained what exactly the project was about, how the various experiments with bees and fish were conducted, what technology was used and how it was done, what our Faculty's role was in all of this, and finally what results were found and what conclusions were made during the project. You can find the whole interview (in Croatian) by following this link .

Alan Vukić

LARICS at the International Workshop on Advanced Cooperative Systems

On Thursday, October 18th, 2018 Prof. Bogdan and Prof. Kovačić attended the 3 rd International Workshop on Advanced Cooperative Systems at our Faculty. The Workshop was organised by ACROSS and DATACROSS , with the intention of bringing together Croatian and international researchers and industry professionals who have an interest in strategic research domains of robotics, big data technologies, renewable energy sources, and control methods.