Robotics Innovations Competition and Conference
April 10, 2011

The Robotics Innovations Competition and Conference (RICC) was be held at the The Holiday Inn, Woburn, MA on April 10, 2011 in conjunction with TEPRA. The RICC challenges university-level students to engineer robotic solutions to real-world problems focusing on:

  • Innovation
  • Technical Approach
  • Professionalism

2011 RICC Winners Announced!

Congratulations to all the fantastic teams that competed in this year's RICC Conference and Competition. After much deliberation, the judges were able to select the top three teams at the event!

  • 1st Place ($5000) - MorphES - Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 2nd Place ($2000) - Auger-Driven Ice Surveyor Robot - Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • 3rd Place ($1000) - LADiMR - Roger Williams University

Thank you to the other competing teams:
  • Aeacus - Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Continously Variable Tangential Velocity Transmission - Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • FlexBot - NYC College of Technology / CUNY
  • Sabertooth - Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • SpiderBot - NYC College of Technology / CUNY

To see pictures of this year's event, please visit

NSF Logo       RICC is supported by the National Science Foundation under Award No. CNS-0722218. Findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect NSF's views.

WPI Logo       RICC is organized and hosted by Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 100 Institute Road, Worcester, Massachusetts