A group of people on a platform

The Formic modular transport system enables a single person to remotely move loads of up to 40 tonnes. (Image: Markus Breig, KIT)

Moving heavy loads autonomously

Mobile robot in a hall

Omron’s LD and HD series recognised with the METI Award. (Image: Omron)

Swarm moves up to 40 tonnes

Mobile robot on rollers under a metal frame

The vehicles position themselves autonomously under the load and then lift it off the ground before moving it in a highly flexible manner. (Image: Markus Breig, KIT)

Triple innovation: Concept, mechanics and software