Austria Robothon Salzburg
Since 2014, Salzburg University of Applied Technology has been holding the annual Robothon Salzburg events. With themes such as “Intelligent Machines” and “Artificial Assistants”, students gather and build robots using Makeblock’s robotics construction platform. In the past 3 Robothons, students have created innovative and practically useful applications such as cleaning robots, vending machines, and automatic chess playing robots, and much more, all with the aim of making their users’ daily lives easier.# Coding Robot #
Makeblock Co., Ltd, founded in 2013, is a leading STEM education solution provider. Makeblock offers easy-to-use programmable robot kits, electronic building block platform, DIY robotics construction platform, graphical programming apps and courses to inspire children of today to unleash their potential and creativity for a better world tomorrow. To date, Makeblock’s products have been widely used in the classrooms and in the homes in over 140 countries and regions globally.
About Salzburg University of Applied Sciences
At Salzburg University of Applied Sciences 2,700 students receive training in the disciplines of Engineering, Business and Social Sciences comprising Tourism, Business Management and Social Work, Design, Media & Arts and Health Studies. With its international outlook and focus on innovative research and teaching, the university is a pioneer of future-oriented degree programmes and practice-oriented solutions for business and society. Especially in the fields of technology, health and media.
Our society is changing more rapidly and more fundamentally than ever before. To understand these changes and respond positively to them requires expertise, creativity and courage. Salzburg University of Applied Sciences provides the impetus for this. With its international outlook and focus on innovative research and teaching, the university is a pioneer of future-oriented degree programmes and practice-oriented solutions for business and society in the fields of technology, health and media.
Salzburg University of Applied Sciences focuses on innovation
The university is a source of constant innovation and a place where teaching staff and students can think, research and work together within an open, multidisciplinary campus culture. A positive entrepreneurial atmosphere prevails at the university. This atmosphere lays the foundation for innovation and progress by offering encouragement to start-ups, giving them confidence, and allowing them to make mistakes. It is this outlook that also enables Salzburg University of Applied Sciences to make an active, positive contribution to the future.
Graduates of Salzburg University of Applied Sciences are in great demand, and their first-rate education provides them with the best possible preparation for the challenges of the labour market.
Salzburg University of Applied Sciences acts as a “transfer node” for academia, society and business. As such, the university’s social relevance extends well beyond the campus itself, with the university making a significant and sustainable contribution to the success of the Salzburg region and farther afield.