PICK-PLACE is a European project aimed at developing a new concept for a safe, flexible, dependable and efficient hybrid pick-and-package (PAK) solution. It includes dynamic package configuration, flexible grasping strategies using an innovative multifunctional gripper, robust environment perception and mechanisms and strategies for safe human-robot collaboration.
These scientific and industrial objectives are motivated by the real requirements demanded by the industry. Scientific and technological, as well a industrial excellence, are represented by the consortium, which comprises six partners located in Spain, Germany, Italy and Turkey.
The project started on January, 2018 and will last for 36 months. It has a total budget of 3.085 million euros and is partly funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, under grant agreement No. 780488.