The CAVAA coordinator, Radboud University, located in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, was established in 1923; it has profiled itself as one of the top-notch educational institutions in Western Europe. Radboud is known for its strong research output.
The CAVAA team
The lab of Artificial Intelligence at the Chemnitz University of Technology, led by Prof Hamker, takes a brain-inspired approach to explore new avenues in Artificial Intelligence. Its research activities are well described by computational neuroscience, neuro-cognitive agents, neuro-informatics and machine learning.
Robotnik is a leading company in the development, manufacturing and marketing of autonomous mobile robots and manipulators for different industrial and academic applications.
Since the start of its activity in 2002, it has sold more than 5,000 robots worldwide and has participated in more than 60 R&D projects.
The Centre for Research Ethics and Bioethics at Uppsala University, is a multidisciplinary research centre working in several fields, including Philosophy of Science, Neuroethics, and ethical & philosophical issues arising from Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and mutual connections.
In CAVAA, the University of Sheffield is focused on developing methods for measuring artificial awareness and benchmarking prototype artefacts against these measures. We will also explore a specific use case of artificial awareness in robot-assisted therapy.