Key Dates

Key Dates

Activity Date Description
Registration: Open for delegates
8 December 2016
Delegates may register for the event through a short online form, click here 
Challenge teams: Expression of interest. Complete 1 Page application form

Extended until 19 April 2017

To register your interest in taking part in the challenge, please submit the application form available here by this date
Challenge teams: First round 2 minute preview video

Extended until 19 April 2017

For the first round, you need to submit a 2 minute video of your robotic technology. This video should introduce the motivation, propose your technology, provide a demonstration of your technology in action and present its potential impact.

The first round will be used to determine which entries get through to the competition finals. Shortly after the submission deadline, the completion organisers will inform you whether your entry is shortlisted for the competition finals in Leeds. Send Link to: 

Challenge teams: Final 2 minute preview video
1 June 2017
If you get through to the finals, you will have the opportunity to further improve your two minute preview video that will be shown to the judging panel. Please ensure all content is copyright-free as the videos will be made available on the challenge website and social media.

In additional to the video, please send a slideshow that you will show to the judging panel. The slideshow should consist of six slides and take six minutes to present. Also please fill in the two page paper template available the completion website.

Challenge teams: Live demonstration in Leeds 
27 June –28 June 2017
You will be given a slot during which you will need to set-up and demonstrate your innovation on Wednesday 28 June to an audience and the judging panel. You will be also have time on Tuesday 27 to practice your demo. If you require more time to setup and practice, facilities will be available on Sunday 25 June and Monday 26 June.
Challenge teams: 10 minute presentation in Leeds 
28 June 2017
You will have a total of 10 minutes to impress the judging panel. First of all, your 2 minute presentation preview video will be shown. You should then give your 6 minute presentation. There will be 2 minutes of questions.

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