Robotics for Inspection&Maintenance

RIMA is a European project to drive innovation in robotics for I&M by establishing a pan-European network of Digital Innovation Hubs. The objective of RIMA is to reinforce the leadership of Europe in I&M robotics by connecting technology to industrial/sectorial needs and foster efficient cross border cooperation in Europe.

The RIMA consortium consists of 16 leading research organizations from different European countries and 7 organizations representing end users of different sectors.

The RIMA Project is funded by the European Community.

More information on RIMA

Open Call

With the Open Call RIMA supports financially and technically 50 cross-border experiments involving European Small and Medium-sized enterprises through 2 Open Call rounds (2019 / 2020) with a total amount of 8.1M€. Successful candidates will receive equity-free funding for Technology transfer and development in I&M robotic applications, along with training and mentoring

RIMA Open Call Summit
The RIMA network will host an afternoon of information and matchmaking on October 21st, 2019 at De Doelen, Rotterdam. The Open Call Summit gives SMEs and end-users a chance to interact, providing an opportunity to gain further knowledge about RIMA, Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) and current developments about the open call.

Meet with end users and SMEs from different industries
Hear about real life challenges and network with end users
Find partners for the open call
Meeting place for players from the entire value chain


Registration and lunch
Introduction to the RIMA Open Call and the DIH Network
End user presentations
– Jürgen Moors, BASF
– Tuula Ruokonen, Valmet
– Including other speakers
Pitches from SMEs and matchmaking workshops

Register here: https://shop.sprintrobotics.org/collections/rima