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Global race for robotisation – Looking at the entire robotisation chain

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Publication date
24 July 2020
Author
Joint Research Centre
Topic area
AI landscape

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Where does Europe stand in the global robotisation race? This paper aims to answer this question by developing a novel theoretical and analytical framework which applies the concept of a global value chain to robotisation. By doing this, the entire robotisation chain, is investigated in detail,  from robotics developers to robot manufacturers, and companies that deploy industrial robots.

For the research and development (R&D)-intensive part of the chain (robotics development), the robotics patent data of the Worldwide Patent Statistical Database (PATSTAT) combined with ORBIS was analysed, while for the capital-intensive part (deployment of robots), the information is sourced from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR).

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