January 30, 2015      

Poster child for Horizon 2020

Clever Robots for Crops (CROPS), an EU Seventh Framework Program (FP7, #246252) begun in 2010 and concluding during Horizon 2020?s first year (2014), has succeeded grandly in developing a modular agribot platform that can handle multiple agricultural jobs: sensing, manipulation, production and harvesting of high-value crops.

If the European Commission is looking for a symbolic project that catalyzes all that Horizon 2020 aspires to be, this is it.

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