EuroSkills Graz 2021 - Mobile Robotics Recap
This year, after being postponed in 2020, the EuroSkills 2021 competition was held in the beautiful city of Graz, Austria. The event included over 400 competitors from 19 countries. Kudos to all who made this event such a success.
With all the added complexities of hosting an event with COVID-19 related challenges, everyone did an amazing job! Studica proudly supported the Mobile Robotics competition at this event with our Studica Robotics products and know-how. Studica Robotics is an affordable robotics building platform that offers structural and motion components that work easily together. There is no need for a machine shop and Studica Robotics components are compatible with many existing build systems. As a leading provider of educational technologies and over 35 years of experience in the fields of STEM and robotics, Studica is committed to the development of skills across the globe. We were excited to see the different robots that the teams came up with and are looking forward to the next event in St. Petersburg in 2023.
Mobile Robotics at EuroSkills
Mobile Robotics engineers design, maintain, develop new applications, and conduct research about potential applications for robots. Mobile Robotics is quickly evolving and plays an important role in a variety of industries including manufacturing, aerospace, medicine, agriculture, and aerospace.
At this year’s Mobile Robotics competition participation was lighter than usual due to the pandemic. However, the teams who participated all did a wonderful job. The team from Austria had a strong performance. Team Russia won the gold with an impressive performance. Watch the video below to see Team Russia’s waste management robot in action. The Russian team came in first for the entire EuroSkills Graz 2021 event. They earned 32 medals overall.
Competing in 2023
Russia will host EuroSkills St. Petersburg from August 16-20, 2023. This event promises to be the biggest and greatest EuroSkills ever. We are looking forward to the new Mobile Robotics competition with many new participants. This event was originally scheduled for 2022, however, with the schedule changes caused by the pandemic all future EuroSkills competitions will continue to take place in alternate years to WorldSkills competitions. The next WorldSkills competition will be held in China. WorldSkills Shanghai 2022 is scheduled for October 12-17, 2022. Studica is also a Global Partner and the official exclusive product supplier for the WorldSkills Mobile Robotics Competition.