King’s College London is a festival partner at the Cheltenham Science Festival. Located at The Times Area 42 tent, KCL’s booth features the DARWIN Project, an EU grant on teaching a humanoid robot to grasp objects and use tools.
G. Cotugno attaching a data glove onto a festival participant.
Over the course of 3 days, the KCL team managed to talk to over 600 festival participants, with many more taking informational pamphlets. The Times tent provided free entry to members of the general public aged 14+ years old.
The DARWIN Project, featured at the King’s College London, Department of Informatics, Centre for Robotics Research booth
David Willetts – Minister of State for Universities and Science speaking to festival sponsors