Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) has won the general champion in the Indonesian Robotic Competition 2020.The Indonesian Robotics Competition is an annual competition organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture.
The competition was attended by students from universities all around Indonesia. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the competition was held online, from November 16-24, 2020.
Five teams from ITS (Rival, Ichiro, Iris, Vi-Rose, and Abinara-2-) participated in eight competition categories. Out of the eight categories, ITS teams have won the seven categories.
Iris (acronym for ITS Robots with Intelligence System) team successfully won in the category of Indonesian Football Robot Contest (KRSBI) Wheeled and received another appreciation as the best design in this national competition.
The preparation for the competition required approximately three months and was organized centrally in Robotics Center, ITS. The robotic teams consistently followed the Health Protocol to keep safe and to monitor the health condition of all team members. Free rapid tests and swab tests were provided for the team members. The achievement of this national robotic competition is timely as it is ITS’s 60th Anniversary celebration. This achievement also complements the two previous achievements, i.e. the General Champion of Indonesian Flying Robot Contest 2020 and the Unmanned Fast Boat Contest 2020.