Dubai: Roboday PitchDay, the first-ever robotics-specific pitch competition in the UAE, has concluded successfully, unveiling cutting-edge advancements in robotics technology.
The event was held in partnership with Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the Special Economic Zone for Knowledge and Innovation, and a member of the Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority (DIEZ). The event demonstrated Dubai’s commitment to spearheading the global robotics landscape.
The event further provided a premier platform for a select group of UAE-based robotic startups to showcase their innovative solutions and disruptive technologies, attracting the attention of potential investors, customers, and partners.
Ms. Anna Kovalerskaya, founder of CML Technologies and a founding member of Roboday, remarked that “the event surpassed our expectations in terms of the quality of presentations and the participants’ engagement. It not only explored the advantages of developing robotization within industrial and commercial landscapes but also highlighted the diverse possibilities of using robots in everyday life. Roboday PitchDay has laid a solid foundation for future collaborations and advancement.”
Participating startups include Junkbot Inc., RoboAds, Wehead, Robosculptor, AirQ, VLT Robotics (Xbot), Zdynco (Robocast), CML Technologies (iDroid), Eanan, and Dexter Robotics, in addition to labs AgriX and Arachne, two spin-offs from the DSO-based RIT Dubai university.
The Roboday initiative will be hosted on a regular basis, fostering the exchange of resources and information among industry players. Recognising the importance of providing proper infrastructure for hardware and robotics companies, Roboday plays a pivotal role in nurturing a vibrant robotics ecosystem.