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Anamarija Miličević

Representing robotics at B:IT.con

Our members Matko and Frano , as well as Alumnus Tomislav Haus , will be representing robotics branch of technology and automation at the upcoming B:IT.con event , which will be held in Bjelovar, Croatia, on 15 December 2018. Matko and Frano are holding a presentation titled " Robots in service of mankind " and Tomislav will focus on the topic of " Autonomous mobile robots of the 4.0 industry ".

Anamarija Miličević

LARICS at the AeRoTwin Innovation Management Training

LARICS members took part in the first AeRoTwin Innovation Management Training , organized in cooperation with the EXCELLABUST project and held on 5-7 December 2018 at our faculty in Zagreb. We learned a lot about H2020 projects, how to manage them, what expert profiles are, how R&D management works in a big company and how to choose the right calls for our EU projects. We would like to thank all the speakers, especially our AeRoTwin project partners, and we hope to see them again soon! You can take a look at the gallery of the event by following this link .

Anamarija Miličević

AeRoTwin Innovation Management Training

As part of our AeRoTwin project , next week we are hosting an Innovation Management Training , the first as part of the project. The title of the event is " EU and Business R&D Project Management ", and it will be held 5th to 7th December , 2018, at our Faculty. The goal of the three-day training is to gain a better understanding of EU projects, proposals, and calls, as well as the tools used to manage them, with special focus on Horizon 2020 projects. The training will be led by four speakers: Vesna Torbarina from the Croatian Chamber of Economy , Manuel Jiménez Díaz from the Morera&Vallejo Group , Silvia de los Santos from the Technological Corporation of Andalusia and Matko Barišić from ABB AS Norway. The full agenda can be found at this link .

Anamarija Miličević

A successful European Robotics Week

For this year's European Robotics Week, we participated in two events in Zagreb - the University of Zagreb Fair (22nd to 24th November) and University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering Open Day (24th November) with the brand robotics@fer.hr and together with two more robotics laboratories from our faculty - LABUST and LAMOR . Both the events were very successful!

Anamarija Miličević

Meeting with the AeRoTwin Project Officer

During the week from the 19th to the 23rd of November, 2018, the AeRoTwin Project Coordinator Yiannis Vacondios was in Zagreb for a study visit organized by the European Commission to learn more about Croatian ministries and institutions, and to explore the impact joining the European Union has so far had on Croatia. We used this chance to meet with him for lunch on Friday, 23rd November, and discuss current ideas and plans for the project, as well as what we have in store in the future of the project.

Anamarija Miličević

An award for prof. Kovačić

On Friday, 23rd of November, at the Faculty Day ceremony, our prof. Zdenko Kovačić received an award for the promotion of our faculty and the University in the scientific community, connecting with the industry, and his hard work in the area of automation and robotics through the years. This award serves as a confirmation of all his efforts during the years he spent at the faculty and in LARICS. Congratulations to professor Kovačić, we wish you many more successful years!  

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!