The GRVC head Anibal Ollero won the Rei Jaume I Prize in New Technologies in June of this year. On November 25th he will collect this important spanish award in the prize-giving ceremony held in Lonja de los Mercaderes de València. This ceremony will be chaired by His Majesty the King of Spain Felipe VI and is one of the most important social events of the year in Spain.
In June the jury awarded the leadership of Anibal Ollero in aerial robotics and his priceless capability to combine excellent research and technology innovation with the technology transfer to companies. The jury highlighted the “Invaluable ability to combine excellence in research and technological innovation with the transfer of technology to companies in the field of aerial robotics”.
Ollero currently works as head of GRVC (Robotics, Vision and Control Group) and as scientific asessor of FADA-CATEC. GRVC participates currently in nine european projects inside the H2020 framework programme and so as to several national projects as DREAM or INSPECTOR. In the last years Anibal Ollero has received another prizes as the 2017 European Radar Prize from Euronews because of the development of the AEROX prototype or the FAMA Prize from the University of Seville.