• Forschung und Entwicklung

    Research & Development

  • Weltraumrobotik

    Space Robotics

    Development of intelligent robots for extraterrestrial exploration

  • SAR- & Sicherheitsrobotik

    Search and Rescue (SAR) & Security Robotics

    Embedding of robot systems into existing rescue and security infrastructures

  • Elektromobilität

    Electric Mobility

    Electric vehicles, battery charge technologies and the collection of vehicle data

  • Maritime Robotik

    Maritime Robotics

    Manipulation and navigation underwater


The Robotics Innovation Center (RIC) belongs to the Bremen location of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH). Headed by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Frank Kirchner, here scientists develop robot systems to be used for complex tasks on land, under water, in the air, and in space. The RIC closely cooperates with the Robotics Group at the University of Bremen.

The DFKI, based in Kaiserslautern, Saarbrücken, Bremen and leading a project office in Berlin is the world's largest research center in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

For further information please watch the Corporate Movie.

Latest Projects

Flexible High-Lift Wing Assembly with a Digital and...
Logistics, Production and Consumer  
On-Orbit Servicing with Robotic Manipulators
Space Robotics  
Operational Grant 10 – Autonomous Decision Making in Very...
Space Robotics  
Planetary RObots Deployed for Assembly and Construction...
Space Robotics  

Latest Robotsystems

Underwater Robotics 
Agricultural Robotics 
Logistics, Production and Consumer 
A miniaturized autonomous underwater vehicle
Underwater Robotics  Space Robotics 

Latest Softwaretools

Biologically inspired Graph-Based Language
Robot Construction Kit
Behavior Optimization and Learning for Robots
Node Level Data Link Communication
last updated 19.02.2019
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