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  • CloPeMa “Clothes Perception and Manipulation”
  • Funded by the European Commision, DG Information Society and Media, Unit A2 (Robotics) under the contract No. 288553; Instrument: STREP = Specific targeted research projects
  • Project start: February 1, 2012
  • Project end: January 31, 2015
  • Coordinator: Dr. Sotiris Malassiotis, ITI – Information Technology Institute, Thessaloniki, Greece

Ultra Short Project Description

CloPeMa is a 3 year open-source EU-FP7 research project which aims to advance the state of the art in the autonomous perception and manipulation of fabrics, textiles and garments. The CLoPeMa robot will learn to manipulate, perceive and fold a variety of textiles. The operating-software is based on ROS (Robot Operating System) and written in C++, Python and Java.

CloPeMa is dedicated to the late Prof. Maria Petrou

The CloPeMa project is dedicated to the memory of Professor Maria Petrou who was the coordinator of the project. She died in Month 8 of CloPeMa on October 15, 2012. We miss Maria a lot.

Prof. Maria Petrou


Greece, Thessaloniki CERTH – October 2013
(from left to right) Mr Andreas Doumanoglou, Dr. Ioannis Mariolis, Prof. Vaclav Hlavac, Dr. Andreas Kargakos, Dr. Jiří Trdlička, Prof. Giorgio Cannata, Prof. Matteo Zoppi, Dr. Perla Maiolino, Asst Prof. Vladimir Smutny, Dr. Libor Spacek, Dr. Sotiris Malassiotis, Mr. Christos Kampouris

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