First international Robotex contest to be held in Armenia

Posted on November. 1. 2019

Following DigiTec exhibition and WCIT 2019, the Union of Advanced Technology Enterprises-UATE will present another major event this year, hosting one of the biggest international robotics contests – Robotex.

As the organization reported in a press statement, the international contest will take place on November 9 under the slogan “Smart city” and will gather at one place Armath Engineering Laboratories, more than 50 member-countries of Robotex union, individuals and companies operating in the sphere of robotics.

“The Union has set a goal to turn Armenia into a center for automated robot competitions and invites world contests of the sector to Armenia to make it internationally recognized. This time, in particular, it is the Robotex contest», – Mr. Karen Vardanyan, the UATE CEO stressed.

The competition aims to encourage and publicize interest in robotics, programming, and design, to build interest in the fields of robotics and engineering and to develop engineering thinking. Moreover, competition is a platform for youth involved in robotics and programming to demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and abilities.

The source reminds that UATE became a member of Robotex International Association in July 2019. The latter consolidates around 50 countries, such as the United States, China, India, Greece, Estonia, Colombia and a number of others which are engaged in the development of the robotics sector.

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