EuroTeQ presented at Expo 2021-2022 in Dubai

Two EuroTeQ partners present their take on innovative engineering

CTU in Prague presented the EuroTeQ alliance at Expo Dubai 2020

As part of the presentation of the Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU) at the Czech National Stand of the Expo Dubai 2020 exhibition, the EuroTeQ alliance project was also presented to our partners and visitors.

Among other things, visitors to the Czech exposition could see the Czech National Pavilion, designed by the alumni of the Faculty of Architecture; CZROBOT – Exhibition of the Multi-Robot Systems (MRS) Drones from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering or system S.A.W.E.R. (Solar Air Water Earth Resource). A gala evening for important CTU partners was also held on October 31, where CTU’s participation in the EuroTeQ alliance was also presented.

The Multi-Robot Systems (MRS) group is already well known in the UAE. In 2017 and 2020, the group participated in the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotic Challenge (MBZIRC) competition in Abu Dhabi, where it was awarded a medal in almost all categories. Another university within EuroTeQ alliance – Technical University of Denmark (DTU) – was a big competitor in this area.

CTU at EXPO
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CTU at EXPO
© CTU Prague
TalTech at EXPO
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TalTech at EXPO
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In the Estonian pavilion you can also see the research works of Tallinn University of Technology, a EuroTeQ alliance member.

The two-storey blue Estonian pavilion is located at the heart of the World Expo in the Mobility District, right next to the central plaza. Estonian pavilion offers an interactive introduction to the history of Estonia and a digital society. The keywords of the Estonian pavilion are digital, smart, and sustainable, and the Estonian exposition tells the story of the Estonian digital society. It demonstrates the university’s research and development expertise in the field of smart cities and smart environments: how big data, 5G, the Internet of Things, and smart solutions help to better organize transport, lighting, city air, etc. There is also a Nordic street food café, where non-alcoholic cocktails and coffee are served by the robot bartender Yanu.

TalTech is constantly present in the Estonian pavilion. With its screenings and short videos, with which TalTech introduces the university’s research and development activities towards the smart city of the future in five specific projects. The videos are also avaible here.

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EuroTeQ – a prestige project of the European Commission

The European Universities Initiative is one of the European Commission’s most prestigious funding schemes. The objective of this instrument is to establish ambitious European university alliances over the next few years that will make the European university landscape even stronger. The EU is funding EuroTeQ as part of its European Universities programme over three years with around five million euros through Erasmus+ and two million euros from Horizon 2020.

Co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union

Co-funded by the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Union

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