Robot Companions for Citizens
This paper describes the scientific vision and objectives of the FET Flagship candidate initiative Robot Companions for Citizens. Robot Companions will be a new generation of machines that will primarily help and assist elderly people in activities of daily living in their workplace, home and in society. They will be the ICT solution for a new sustainable welfare.
Keywords: Robotics ; Nanotechnologies ; Material Science ; Tissue engineering ; Biomaterials ; Neuroscience ; Social Neuroscience ; Human and Social Sciences ; Evolutionary Robotics ; Ethical and Legal issues
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