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September 2022

EUnited Brussels Event - Panel debate on the future of the European robotics industry

On Wednesday 28th September, EUnited will host an in-person event in Brussels on the topic of the future of the robotics and engineering industries in Europe.

Register to the event here.
More information about the event is available here.

This promises to be a unique and highly interesting event, combining an overview of expected developments of the robotics industry in key regions (Europe, Asia, and North America), a high level panel discussion on challenges and opportunities for the industry in Europe, and the chance to experience in person live showcases of robot exhibitions by renowned manufactures, KUKA, Energy Robotics and TruPhysics.

The event will kick off with a welcome address by Wilfried Eberhardt, Chairman of EUnited Robotics & Chief Marketing Officer at KUKA AG. 

Participants will then listen to pre-recorded video messages from Xiaogang Song (Secretary General of China Robotics Industry Alliance (CRIA)) and Jeff Burnstein (President, A3 Association for Advancing Automation, USA), who will discuss the current state of play of robotics development in China and the USA.

Following on from these video presentations, Patrick Schwarzkopf, Director of EUnited Robotics, will moderate a panel debate with the following panel speakers:

  • Marc Dassler, CEO & Co-Founder, Energy Robotics
  • Florian Schnoes, iiQKA Platform Manager, KUKA AG
  • Gwenole Cozigou, Director for Construction, Machinery and Standardisation in Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SME (DG GROW) of the European Commission
  • Isabelle Barthès, Deputy General Secretary, industriAll European Trade Union

After the panel debate, the live showcases of robot exhibitions will begin.
During these exhibitions, participants will be able to simultaneoulsy enjoy a networking buffet dinner and drinks.

For any questions about the event or about registration, please contact Eleanor Mee (

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