At the World Robot Conference 2022, more than 500 sets of robots have shown up, varying from cutting-edge biomimetic robots to medical robots to agricultural fruit picker robots. The four-day event kicked off on Thursday in Beijing.
Research and development, manufacturing and application of robots have been used as indicators to gauge a country’s scientific and technological innovation and high-end manufacturing level. In China, the robot industry has been developing extremely quickly, injecting strong impetus into the country’s economic and social development.
China issued a guideline for the robotics industry for the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025) in December 2021. The country will strive to become a global hub for robotics innovation by 2025.
“Beijing Economic-Technological Development Area now has over 60 intelligent factories, in which logistics and service robots both play a vital role,” said Liu Li, deputy director of the area’s administration committee, adding that 12 companies from the area participated in the WRC 2022.
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