The Yonhap News Agency in Seoul reported that the Government has announced it will spend 100 billion WON (US$89.5 million) on robotics related projects to encourage growth in the cutting edge industry.
The Chrysler Foundation continues its long time commitment to furthering science, engineering and technology education as it announces recipients of 2011 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotic grants.
The Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI), a part of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) based in India, has created the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) for performing ocean missions.
Geologists at the Northern Illinois University have developed a cigar-shaped robot submarine that will be deployed below the Antarctic ice.
West Virginia University's College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, along with NASA, has inaugurated a new Robotics Center.
NASA is offering $20 million in support of the robotics non profit organisation ‘FIRST’ or For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.
Experts of the German Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics (DLR-RM), RSC Energia and TsNII of Robotics and Engineering Cybernetics have successfully performed the Kontur scientific experiment aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
As a part of its incentive for student participation in science, technology and mathematics with a focus on robotic technology, NASA is providing up to $20 million over the next five years to support a national program.
The Alabama Robotics Technology Park will soon be open to the general public. Alabama Governor, Bob Riley will be attending the grand opening of the Phase I of the park on Wednesday November 10, 2010.
The Discovery shuttle carrying Robonaut2 or R2 is all set to be released into outer space on November 1 to help astronauts working at the International Space Station (ISS).