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Beijing Humanoid Robot Industry Alliance established in Beijing E-Town

Updated: 2024-04-30

The founding meeting of the Beijing Humanoid Robot Industry Alliance and the 2024 Humanoid Robot Industry Application Ecology Conference were held in Beijing E-Town on April 23.


Representatives of all members of the Beijing Humanoid Robot Industry Alliance gather for a group photo at the alliance meeting. [Photo/beijingetown.com.cn]

Over one hundred experts, government officials, and representatives from academic institutions, robotic manufacturers, application-based companies, and key component suppliers were invited to attend the event and discuss critical issues related to humanoid robots, including technological innovation, implementation scenarios, industry collaboration and assessment of standards.

The meeting also marked the launch of a dataset construction project for embodied intelligence in humanoid robots and established a working group to set industry standards.

Su Guobin, deputy director of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Economy and Information Technology, attended the meeting and delivered a speech, pledging that Beijing would continue to support the humanoid robot industry with a favorable business environment, an improved innovation ecosystem and the development of a "Beijing model" for the industry's growth.

Liu Li, deputy director of the Beijing E-Town Administrative Committee, said that Beijing E-Town would intensify its integration with the Haidian district and leverage its platform advantage and institutional arrangements to support the rapid growth of the humanoid robot industry.

Ruan Zhongkui, chairman of Beijing Jingcheng Machinery Electric Holding Co, remarked that Jingcheng Machinery Electric, as the leading institution of the alliance, would enhance industry collaboration and, drawing on its rich R&D and industrialization experience, support the alliance's development.

During the keynote speech and discussion sessions, experts including Liu Jinzhang, a researcher from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) High Technology Center, Shi Zhaoyao, a professor at Beijing Institute of Technology, Li Shiqi, a professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and Qiao Bo, a senior engineer from the Zhijiang Laboratory, delivered keynote addresses focusing on critical technologies, industry applications, and evaluation standards for humanoid robots.

They also shared their research achievements and work experiences in the field of humanoid robotics.