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Milena Jenić


The HEKTOR project at the  International Fair of Agriculture, Agricultural Equipment and Machinery CroAGRO 2022 , which will be held from December 1 to 4, 2022, at the Zagreb Fair. The HEKTOR project will be at the Croatian Association of Innovators. On Saturday, December 3, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Velesajam, there will be a workshop for winegrowers and winemakers: HEKTOR Robotic system for spraying and removing saplings in vineyards.

Milena Jenić


Project HEKTOR will be presented at Zagreb VINOcom 2022 (Zagreb International Wine and Culinary Festival). The festival will be held form 27 th  until 28 th  of November 2022 in hotel Esplanade Zagreb. At the festival on 27 th  of November a HEKTOR workshop will be held at 11 h. 

Antonella Barišić

LARICS researcher Antonella Barisic presented at CCVW ‘22

Our researcher Antonella Barisic participated in the 10th Croatian Computer Vision Workshop (CCVW 2022) on October 19, 2022. She presented work on synthetic data in aerial object detection. The work was published in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA -L) and presented at this year's ICRA conference in Philadelphia, USA. The paper is available on this link , and the video of the results can be found on our YouTube channel .

Milena Jenić


At the international meeting  1ST EUROPEAN CONGRESS OF BIOMEDICAL AND VETERINARY ENGINEERING – BIOMEDVETMECH 2022 , held from 20-22.10. 2022 in Zagreb, Prof. Z. Kovačić held on 20.10. within the Medical Robotics keynote lecture section entitled “Robotics in Medicine – Projects of Laboratory for Robotics and Intelligent Control Systems (LARICS).” In it, he spoke about the results of research on the ADORA and Radiochirurgia – Rays of Hope projects, as well as internal research on the use of humanoid robots to assist medical personnel in providing care and health care and to assist during the performance of hand physical therapy exercises.

Tamara Petrović

AeroSTREAM Kick-off Meeting

On September 22, 2022, a successful kick-off meeting for the AeroSTREAM  project was held at the Hotel International in Zagreb. The AeroSTREAM project is a Horizon Europe project coordinated by UNIZG-FER and covers the field of aerial systems for forestry, agriculture and logistics. Project Officer Agne Dobranskyte-Niskota welcomed the attendees and wished us a successful project start. The consortium went through the work planned in work packages and prepared a plan for the first year.

Milena Jenić


Zdenko Kovačić participated in the RTL Direct show where, at the invitation of editor Mojmira Pastorčić, he gave a short interview on the subject of the public presentation of the humanoid robot Optimus by the world-famous innovator and entrepreneur Elon Musk. , which he claims will be produced and sold in millions for roughly $20,000. For more information, read the  article , while you can watch the interview  here .

Milena Jenić

LARICS researcher Marko Križmančić at ACM International Conference on Information Technology for Social Good (GoodIT) 2022

ACM International Conference on Information Technology for Social Good (GoodIT) 2022  was held on September 07 th  - 09 th  in Limassol, Cyprus. LARICS researcher  Marko Križmančić  attended the conference and presented the paper " Distributed Connectivity Control in Bio-Hybrid Wireless Sensor Networks " (Marko Križmančić, Tim-Lucas Rabbel, Eduard Buss, Mostafa Wahby, Heiko Hamann, Stjepan Bogdan). We are proud to announce that another paper, " PhytoNodes for Environmental Monitoring: Stimulus Classification based on Natural Plant Signals in an Interactive Energy-efficient Bio-hybrid System " (Eduard Buss, Tim-Lucas Rabbel, Viktor Horvat, Marko Krizmancic, Stjepan Bogdan, Mostafa Wahby, Heiko Hamann), presented by Eduard Buss and co-authored by LARICS members won the best paper award sponsored by MDPI “Sensors”. Congratulations!

Milena Jenić

Article published in IEEE Access

LARICS  PhD student Dario Stuhne published an article Design of a Wireless Drone Recharging Station and a Special Robot End Effector for Installation on a Power Line in scientific journal IEEE Access on 29 th of August 2022 .     D. Stuhne et al., "Design of a Wireless Drone Recharging Station and a Special Robot End Effector for Installation on a Power Line," in IEEE Access, vol. 10, pp. 88719-88737, 2022, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3201351.