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Five companies selected in Michigan mobility initiative to address Covid-19 challenges

Five companies selected in Michigan mobility initiative to address Covid-19 challenges

A disinfecting robot, contactless autonomous delivery system and vehicle safety partitions are among the solutions to have received funding by PlanetM’s challenge.

Pittsburgh airport deploys autonomous UV cleaning robots

Pittsburgh airport deploys autonomous UV cleaning robots

The robots use ultra-violet light and form part of the airport’s new disinfecting strategy to increase cleanliness and help to restore confidence in travelling.

Helsinki to lay out rules of engagement in new data strategy

Helsinki to lay out rules of engagement in new data strategy

Helsinki’s data strategy aims to define the city’s key informational content, permanent data resources, organisation methods and required resources.

Leeds could become the world’s first  ‘self-repairing’ city

Leeds could become the world’s first ‘self-repairing’ city

The Self Repairing Cities project aims for zero disruption from streetworks in UK cities by 2050 through developing infrastructure robots.

Robotic last-mile delivery service rolls out

Robotic last-mile delivery service rolls out

A low-cost, lightweight autonomous delivery robot that can operate in both the bike lane and on the roadway has been launched at the TechCrunch Mobility event.

Innovation fund set up to build a smarter world

Innovation fund set up to build a smarter world

Seed stage venture capital fund and accelerator, Motus, wants to to advance society and standards of living through AI, robotics and the IoT and is targeting a total size of $30m for the fund.