Robotex event at Pori

The digital city of Pori organizes the Robotex Finland event at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences Pori Campus in October. This is the first time the international Robotics festival is being organized in Finland. The week is full of action in schools and kindergartens and the main event is held at the Pori Campus on 11 th of October. The event is a perfect opportunity to meet startups and innovative companies, solve robotics challenges and learn from the latest technological innovations. The programme offers new ideas and inspiration to specialists, engineers as well as to children and youth.

Event program

9.00 – 12.00Demo presentations –Tinkamo, Makeblock, Fun Academy, Big Ear
9.00 –12.00Robotex competitions : LEGO Line Following & LEGO Sumo
10.00 – 11.00Industry meets AI & Robotics – why in Pori?
Case examples from Robocoast and Gamecoast companies such as koivu Solutions, Code Control and Nopia together with Pirita Ihanmäki from Robocoast and Annika Schmidt from Robocoast.
Read more here.
11.00 – 12.00Hackathon pitching event – hear the best solution for the Robocoast Challenge "How to detect a seal in a sea, before it attacks a fishermens net?" Read more about challenge here.
13.00 – 15.00Seminar for teachers and headmasters (in Finnish) – approachable technologies in education
13.00 – 16.00Robotex competitions: MakeBlock Line Following & MakeBlock Sumo
16.00 – 16.30

 Hackathon winners award

Registration of the Robotex competition is open till 9th of October here

More information:

Robotex, by Jörgen Norkroos

The event is free of charge and organized by the city of Pori in cooperation with Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Robocoast Prizztech and Robotex Finland.