Stockport presenting Project Mario at RO MAN2017 Robotics EventAndy Bleaden from Stockport attended the The Barriers of Social Robotics take-up by Society as part of the RO-MAN 2017 event in Lisbon in August 2017 which was a very large Robotics event that This symposium is a leading forum where state-of-the-art innovative results, the latest developments as well as future perspectives relating to robot and human interactive communication are presented and discussed.

Here Andy presented both the Mario Project and Project Silver as part of a presentation of entitled: Stockport Council – A municipality testing robots and technology with Seniors.

Here he discussed some of the elements of the Mario Project as well as why Stockport got involved, what Stockport are planning to do and what crucially the EU Commission will get out of the project as well as a discussion about some of the barriers in a workshop afterwards alongside the GrowMeUP Project partners.