Democritus Industrial Robotics

Do It Right, Do It Robotic

"Do it right, do it robotic"


about us

DIR is a research group involved in robotics and its industrial applications.The team was founded in 2018 and is based in the Faculty of Engineering of Xanthi, Greece. Under the supervision of Professor Antonios Gasteratos and the support of the Laboratory of Robotics & Automation, the team is competing in the RoboCup World Final in the RoboIndustrial League.

Robocup asia pacific open 2021


Searching and developing state of the art algorithms based on AI and Deep Learning methods, the development team is a great asset for the overall performance. Its subteams concen Robotic Vision, Navigation, Manipulation & Task Planning.

Design & Construction

As a team of engineers, we took various solutions into consideration regarding the platform development, and the most suitable one arose. The pioneering design consists our most valuable innovation and gives us a notable advantage in the competition.


We consider the robot as a product and, thus, we emphasize significantly on any of its marketing aspects. While forming the team's business plan, Apart from the product planning, this sections also deals with fundraising and sponsors' promotion.

Platinum Sponsors


Altair is a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence, which provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC), and artificial intelligence (AI). For nearly 40 years, Altair has helped companies make smarter decisions in an increasingly connected and complex world by saving costs, reducing waste, accelerating time-to-market, improving business performance, and evolving to a data-driven culture.

Sick sensor intelligence

From factory automation to logistics automation and process automation, SICK is one of the leading sensor manufacturers. As a technology and market leader, SICK provides sensors and application solutions that create the perfect basis for controlling processes securely and efficiently, protecting individuals from accidents, and preventing damage to the environment.

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