Find below EMERGE’s news articles, press releases, digests of scientific publications, as well as other outreach materials.

Deep Learning meets Neuromorphic Hardware

Deep Learning meets Neuromorphic Hardware

Calendar03 April 2024

EMERGE partners from UNIPI are organising the second edition of the workshop during the next ECML-PKDD, which will take place between September 9th and 13th, 2024 in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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Designing Aware and Trustworthy Robots

Designing Aware and Trustworthy Robots

Calendar02 April 2024

Organised by EIC projects METATOOL and EMERGE, event explores awareness in robotic systems

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27th International Conference on Discovery Science

27th International Conference on Discovery Science

Calendar14 February 2024

EMERGE partners from UNIPI are event to be held in Pisa, Italy, on October 14th - 16th, 2024.

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EMERGE take part in the EIC Tech Demo Day

EMERGE take part in the EIC Tech Demo Day

Calendar08 February 2024

Event was organised by the EIC Tech to Market (T2M) Venture Building Programme from the European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA).

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Breaking Swarm Stereotypes Workshop

Breaking Swarm Stereotypes Workshop

Calendar29 January 2024

The event will be held during the next IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2024), to be held from May 13th to 17th, 2024, in Yokohama, Japan.

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Special session “Reservoir Computing: Progress in Methods, Applications, and Implementations”

Special session “Reservoir Computing: Progress in Methods, Applications, and Implementations”

Calendar16 January 2024

The event will take place during the next IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2024), to be held between June 30th and July 5th, 2024, in Yokohama, Japan.

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EMERGE coordinator interviewed by the italian website “AI news”

EMERGE coordinator interviewed by the italian website “AI news”

Calendar03 January 2024

Davide Bacciu talks about artificial intelligence, artificial awareness and the EMERGE project.

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Workshop “Designing Aware Robots: The EIC Pathfinder Challenge - Explore Awareness Inside”

Workshop “Designing Aware Robots: The EIC Pathfinder Challenge - Explore Awareness Inside”

Calendar08 December 2023

The event will be held during the next European Robotics Forum, to be held in Rimini, Italy, on March 13th – 15th, 2024.

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EMERGE highlighted by EIC Programme Managers in strategic plans for the first Pathfinder challenge portfolios

EMERGE highlighted by EIC Programme Managers in strategic plans for the first Pathfinder challenge portfolios

Calendar29 November 2023

The Plans include portfolio activities at different levels such as, technology, transition of technology to innovation, communication and disseminations, and ethics issues.

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EMERGE celebrates the its first year!

EMERGE celebrates the its first year!

Calendar22 November 2023

The EMERGE consortium got together at Delft University of Technology and RoboHouse in the Netherlands.

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First open meeting of the portfolio of projects funded by the EIC Pathfinder Challenge “Awareness Inside“

First open meeting of the portfolio of projects funded by the EIC Pathfinder Challenge “Awareness Inside“

Calendar27 September 2023

The meeting is taking place Oct. 1st, 2023, in Kraków, Poland, during the 26th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2023).

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Workshop “Inside the Ethics of AI Awareness”

Workshop “Inside the Ethics of AI Awareness”

Calendar12 September 2023

The workshop presents an opportunity for philosophers, computer scientists, roboticists and other experts to contribute to a nuanced understanding of ethical concerns surrounding artificial systems.

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Italian Workshop on Explainable Artificial Intelligence

Italian Workshop on Explainable Artificial Intelligence

Calendar10 July 2023

EMERGE partners from UNIPI are organizing the 4th Italian Workshop on Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI.it 2023) during the 22nd International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AIxIA 2023), to be held in Rome, Italy, on November 6th - 9th, 2023.

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EMERGE consortium launches first project video

EMERGE consortium launches first project video

Calendar20 June 2023

How do robots in a collective know what the group as a whole is doing? When intelligence is distributed across many parts, it can be tricky for the bigger picture to emerge. Yet answering these questions is key to making collective systems that are easy to design, monitor and control.

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Publication: The Ethics of Terminology: Can We Use Human Terms to Describe AI?

Publication: The Ethics of Terminology: Can We Use Human Terms to Describe AI?

Calendar08 June 2023

In her article published in the journal Topoi, EMERGE partner Ophelia Deroy, from Ludwig Maximilian University (DE), critically evaluates various reasons for using these terms, including ontological, legal, communicative, and psychological arguments.

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International Graduate School on Control of Soft and Articulated Elastic Robots

International Graduate School on Control of Soft and Articulated Elastic Robots

Calendar05 June 2023

About 40 registered PhD students and Post-docs from different European countries participated in the course taught by EMERGE partner Cosimo Della Santina (Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands) and Alessandro De Luca (DIAG, Sapienza University of Rome).

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[In the Media] Avvenire: Ideas. Every intelligence (artificial and otherwise) requires ethics

[In the Media] Avvenire: Ideas. Every intelligence (artificial and otherwise) requires ethics

Calendar04 June 2023

The EMERGE Project and the theme of artificial agents awareness is analysed and debated by Vincenzo Ambriola in a recent opinion article in the Italian newspaper Avvenire.

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International Workshop on eXplainable Knowledge Discovery in Data Mining

International Workshop on eXplainable Knowledge Discovery in Data Mining

Calendar30 May 2023

EMERGE partners from UNIPI are organizing the “5th International Workshop on eXplainable Knowledge Discovery in Data Mining (XKDD 2023)” during the next European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD 2023), to be held in Turin, Italy, on September 18th, 2023.

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International Workshop on Pervasive Artificial Intelligence

International Workshop on Pervasive Artificial Intelligence

Calendar26 May 2023

EMERGE partners from UNIPI are organizing the “2nd International Workshop on Pervasive Artificial Intelligence” during the next European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD 2023), to be held in Turin, Italy, on September 18th, 2023.

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Publication: Model-Based Control of Soft Robots: A Survey of the State of the Art and Open Challenges

Publication: Model-Based Control of Soft Robots: A Survey of the State of the Art and Open Challenges

Calendar25 May 2023

In their paper published in the IEEE Control Systems Magazine, EMERGE partner Cosimo Della Santina, from the Delft University of Technology (NL), and collaborators aim to streamline the domain of soft robotics for control theory researchers.

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Workshop Deep Learning meets Neuromorphic Hardware

Workshop Deep Learning meets Neuromorphic Hardware

Calendar24 May 2023

EMERGE partners from UNIPI are organizing a workshop entitled "Deep Learning meets Neuromorphic Hardware" during the next European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD 2023), to be held in Turin, Italy, on September 18th, 2023.

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Publication: Modelling Handed Shearing Auxetics: Selective Piecewise Constant Strain Kinematics and Dynamic Simulation

Publication: Modelling Handed Shearing Auxetics: Selective Piecewise Constant Strain Kinematics and Dynamic Simulation

Calendar15 May 2023

In their paper presented at the IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft 2023), EMERGE partners from the Delft University of Technology (NL) and collaborators discuss recent research progress for a new type of soft robot called Handed Shearing Auxetics (HSAs) that can rapidly change shape while remaining flexible.

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[In the Media] BFMTV: AI, quantum and synthetic biology under development at Da Vinci Labs

[In the Media] BFMTV: AI, quantum and synthetic biology under development at Da Vinci Labs

Calendar18 March 2023

Project partner Xavier Aubry, from Da Vinci Labs, presents the EMERGE Project in the French TV channel BFMTV.

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EMERGE Consortium secures grant awarded by European Innovation Council for the investigation of a new framework for AI collective awareness

EMERGE Consortium secures grant awarded by European Innovation Council for the investigation of a new framework for AI collective awareness

Calendar30 January 2023

Project scored first among those selected by the EIC’s Pathfinder “Awareness inside” Challenge and will receive a combined €2.8M grant from the European Commission over the next 4 years.

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Publication: Learning 3D shape proprioception for continuum soft robots with multiple magnetic sensors

Publication: Learning 3D shape proprioception for continuum soft robots with multiple magnetic sensors

Calendar30 November 2022

In their paper published in the journal Soft Matter, EMERGE partners from the Delft University of Technology (NL) and collaborators propose a new method for sensing the shape of soft robots: using magnetic sensors which are compact, sensitive, and can be easily embedded into soft robots.

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[In the Media] Il Sole 24 Ore: University of Pisa, start of European project for Artificial Intelligence

[In the Media] Il Sole 24 Ore: University of Pisa, start of European project for Artificial Intelligence

Calendar04 November 2022

The start of the EMERGE Project was highlighted by the Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore.

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EMERGE partners meet for the project kickoff meeting

EMERGE partners meet for the project kickoff meeting

Calendar03 November 2022

The EMERGE project's kickoff meeting took place on November 3rd in Pisa, Italy.

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