Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan

Shibaura Institute of Technology (SIT) is an institute that highly specialised in computer science and new technologies, and recently launched the Innovative Global Program (IGP).

Thanks to IGP, SIT will provide the inderdisciplinary expertise necessary for the application of technology to close contact with people. This expertise is particularly relevant regarding humanoid robots, social robots, and human-machine interaction, contributing on the development of the devices and on the definition of system architecture with consideration of the specific social and cultural aspects. SIT will lead WP6 on Japanese side.