<April, 25th/26th 2024>

Improve Human-Robot Interaction with ACROBA Platform.

BIBA – Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik

Bremen – GERMANY

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Your Challenge


A > Develop a ROS2-based solution for flexible human-robot object overhanding with IR tracking system.


B > Develop a ROS2-based solution for human intention recognition with IR tracking system.


We are looking for

  • Bachelor and Master students (teams and individuals)
  • who have expertise in programming (Python and ROS/ROS2)
  • think creatively and enjoy development.


  • Improving human-robot collaboration & interaction.
  • Getting fresh ideas for human-robot interaction analysis.
  • Getting skills for ACROBA platform.
  • Getting software artefacts which can be integrated into ACROBA platform modules.

<Evaluation criteria>

  • Technical complexity.
    We look for projects with a realistic scope but greater complexity is rewarded.
  • Solution originality.
    We look for projects that are new and different and address challenges in a unique way.
  • Software quality.
    We evaluate how the idea was implemented in a prototype.
  • Presentation.
    We evaluate how well the project is presented and whether the presentation is clear and convincing.

<Prize Pool>

The winning team of each hackathon will earn a prize (1’500 EUR worth).

A team of experts

Jury members

Zied Ghrairi

BIBA, Senior Researcher

Aaron Heuermann

BIBA, Senior Researcher

From march 12 to 13, 2024


DAY 1 (12th March 2024)

9:30 > 10:30_ Introduction, presentation of the hackathon and challenge description

10:30 > 11:00_ Team Formation

11:00 > open_ Work on the challenge in teams

DAY 2 (13th March 2024)

9:30 > 13:30_  Work on the challenge in teams

13:30 > 15:00_  Presentation of results by the teams and selection of the winner

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