Competition Winners

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the ICRA 2023 Roboethics Competition!


The Ethics Challenge


1st place ($1000 CAD): MIRRORLab, “NICE: An ethically-sensitive design framework for fetch robots in care contexts.”


2nd place ($500 CAD): UCL, “The Ethics Challenge - For the application of fetch robots in elderly care home scenario.”


3rd place ($250 CAD): "Ethical considerations in implementing a fetch robot in elderly care homes: Opportunities and Challenges"


The Hackathon


1st place ($1000 CAD):  Marco Vidalon


2nd place ($500 CAD): Ali Jaber


3rd place ($250 CAD): Yijie Gao


People’s Choice Award ($500 CAD)

“Runaround” for today : Asimov’s Law to Ethically Resolve Dilemmas in Robotic Assistance


We would first like to thank everyone who submitted entries into this year’s competition! Your participation made the competition a great success and goes a long way in building this community of people interested in the ethical aspects of robotics.


This year we received 9 full submissions for the Ethics Challenge, doubling last year’s submissions. The quality of the reports was excellent, making the judging difficult but enjoyable!


We received 3 hackathon submission, equalling last year’s submissions. They were fun to play with in the simulation environment!


We also received more than 650 votes for the People’s Choice Award!! Thank you, everyone, for voting and showing your support for all the entrants.


We’ll be contacting winning teams to arrange the prize payments.