News & Events

Participation in SemEval 2017

The ICCS team wins the 3rd place (among 24 groups in) the tweeter sentiment analysis task 4-B (topic) SemEval 2017 competition using semantic-affective model adaptation techniques. More details about the competition are available here.

Recently accepted conference papers

We are delighted to announce that a number of papers were accepted for presentation in various conferences during the first quarter of 2017.  More information can be found in the “Publications” page.

Technical meeting

The second BabyRobot technical meeting took place on 5-6 December 2016, Hertfordshire, UK.

Slush 2016

One of Europe’s leading startup events, Slush connects startups and tech talent with top-tier international investors, executives and media. Furhat Robotics as a partner of the Babyrobot consortium exhibiting at the Slush tech-fest in Helsinki this year (Nov 30–Dec 1 2016).


As partner of the BabyRobot consortium Furhat Robotics was exhibiting at Sweden’s biggest Expo for schools and education, demonstrating the timeline game (October 30-31 2016).

BabyRobot at “Co-designing child-robot-interactions” workshop – Robophilosophy 2016

The workshop “Co-designing child-robot-interactions” explored approaches for designing robots for children that incorporate the needs and preferences of children, themselves. Blue Ocean Robotics presented results and findings from a longitudinal, CRI study of social robots deployed “in the wild” (outside of the lab) in Danish educational settings and how these experiences are used in the BabyRobot project to improve CRI and develop more interactive social robots.

Furhat Robotics becomes the Winner of EdTech Sweden 2016

Furhat Robotics wins the EdTech Sweden 2016 competition with these words from the jury:
“Furhat4Education is a social AI, and talking robot platform, that revolutionizes how children collaborate and solve problems in school”.

Participation in IP EXPO Nordic 2016

Furhat Robotics as a partner of the BabyRobot consortium exhibited and gave a key note talk at the IP EXPO Nordic 2016 (27-28 September 2016).
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