Unforeseen Effects Dossier

How robotics impacts the harbour workers of Rotterdam

Journalism students Destiny de Wit, Loulou Kuster and Laura Iwuchukwu saw the Port of Rotterdam employment numbers and got curious: How are these 385.000 workers affected by robotics? What does their reality look like?


European Robotic Arm activated during spacewalk

An epic development trajectory of more than 20 years is drawing to a close. Space operations engineer Lodewijk Aris has been with it every step of the way.


NEXTdriver graduates from RoboHouse

As NEXTdriver completes its move to a scale-up location on TU Delft Campus, we sit down with Guido Sluijsmans, CEO and co-founder, to reflect on his firm’s transformation.

If you would use this

A radioactive sensory robot: What if you would use this?

Innovations are often used in unexpected ways. How would a waiter at Café LUX in Nijmegen put robot Christine to work? Myrte Nowee investigates.

If you would use this

A backpack for balancing: What if you would use this?

The GyBAR is a robotic backpack with a medical purpose. For people unsettled by strokes and spinal cord injuries. But what could it do for a bicycle courier? Liza Oomens investigates.


Demo Day 2022 Results: full robot overview

The robots of the Minor Robotics 2021-2022 were presented in RoboHouse with live presentations and demonstrations. Here's a full project overview of this high quality edition of Demo Day.


Video series: Inside RoboHouse, partner special

To inspire, this series asks some of our wisest community members for a minute of advice and insight.


Here’s the Demo Day 2022 After Movie

An impression of the most exciting day of the year.


‘We are all quick and pragmatic’

Cognitive robotics is not just about performing tasks, it is also the art of improving work processes. So this year's Minor Robotics was graced by a process innovation: TU Delft students teamed up with students from ROC Mondriaan, a school for vocational training. How did they fare?


RoboCafé tackles Predictive Maintenance

Interested in predictive maintenance? Join this classic offline RoboCafé to meet Simon Jagers, co-founder of Samotics, a gifted team with a mission to eliminate unplanned downtime.


Chrysalix RoboValley Fund opens for business

Chrysalix is a venture capital firm from Vancouver focussed on resource intensive industries. With offices in RoboHouse, the firm is now ready to drive the energy transition. Are you a young company with AI and cognitive robotics solutions in this area? Take notice. The case of Applied Impact Robotics shows this fund means business.


Two days left to apply to ESA’s Junior Professional Programme!

Do you have a strong interest in space? Do you aspire to channel your knowledge, interest and experience into a career in the space sector? Apply for ESA's Junior Professional Programme!

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