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Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Av Universidad, 30
28911 Leganes


  • Civil Robots
  • Construction Robots
  • Field/Service Robots in unstructured Environments
  • Harsh Environment Robotics
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial Robotics
  • Laboratory Robots
  • Maintenance and Inspection
  • Mining
  • Robot Companions for Assisted Living
  • Socially Intelligent Robotics and Societal Applications
  • AI and Cognition in Robotics
  • Autonomous Navigation
  • Benchmarking and Competitions
  • Bio‐Inspired Robots
  • Education and Training
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Mechatronics
  • Natural Interaction with Social Robots
  • Perception
  • Physical Human Robot Interaction
  • Safety
  • Telerobotics and Teleoperation


Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) is a young university established in 1989. However, it has been recognized already as one of the best universities in Spain. For instance, it is among the top 30 universities in the world less than 50 years old according to the Ranking QS Top 50 Under 50; it is Included in Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018 as one of the best universities in the world, and Classified in the Shanghai Ranking as one of the best universities in the world in 11 academic subjects. UC3M is currently participating in 50 H2020 European projects.

UC3M´s robotics activity have been developed mainly by the RoboticsLab research team (http://roboticslab.uc3m.es). It characterized by its object-oriented and cross-disciplinary research in areas that include intellgent robotics, humaniod robots, robots for construction & mining industries, assistive robots, human-robot interaction, service and social robots, personal robots, intelligent control, computer vision, artificial muscles, climbing and legged robots postural stability. RoboticsLab researchers work toward spreading the use of robots in industrial applications of robotics, participating intensively in collaborative national and international R&D projects with companies and institutions. RoboticsLab is formed nowadays by more than 70 full-time researchers from 10 different countries and has 4 European projects running.