On Monday 4th of September 2017 kick-off meeting of the project Centre of Excellence for Autonomous and Cooperative Robotic Systems – ACROSS took place at University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER). The project is implemented in a strategic partnership as a long-term joint venture between FER, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and ICENT.

ACROSS project passed the first phase at the H2020-WIDESPREAD-2016-2017 call and is coordinated by prof. Ivan Petrović. Out of 208 projects submitted to the European Commission public call 30 projects from 12 countries were adopted for financing the first phase, which concerns the development of business plans of Centres of excellence. ACROSS project is the only project accepted in the first phase of Teaming from Croatia and will last for 12 months (1.9.2017. – 31.8.2018). If pass the second phase ACROSS CoE will be supported by the EU with additional 15 million EUR and by the Croatian government with at least 15 million EUR for 7 years.

Details about ACROSS Teaming phase 1 project can be found here.