PhD Award

SEIDROB/SPR Award for best Iberian PhD Thesis in Robotics

The Sociedad Española para la Investigación y desarrollo en Robótica (SEIDROB) y la  Sociedade Portuguesa de Robótica (SPR) convene a prize for the best Iberian PhD Thesis in the field of Robotics for students who have defended their PhD in the period between January 1st and December 31st of 2022.

The prize is endowed with 500 euros for the winner; winner and finalist will also receive an accrediting diploma.

The innovation contributed by the work as well as the experimental validation of the results and the number and quality of the (accepted) publications that have emerged from the PhD that have as authors the student author of the work and the advisor will be evaluated.

Students can submit their application by completing the form accessible here also attaching the PhD in PDF format. The PhD must be written in English.


– For Spanish participants: the student or his/her advisor must be a SEIDROB member for the year 2023

– For Portuguese participants: the student or the advisor must be a SPR member for the year 2023

To become SEIDROB member, please follow the instructions here
To become SPR member, please follow the instructions here

The deadline for submission is September 15th, 2023.

The prize (500 €) will be awarded during the ROBOT2023 conference to be held in Coimbra,
in November, 22-24, 2023

See here the information in pdf.

Important Dates

Special Session Proposal submission:30 May 2023
Paper Submission Deadline:

30 June 2023

24 July 2023

Notification of Acceptance:

31 August 2023

18 September 2023

Submissions of Project Posters and Late Results:30 October 2023
Notification of Project Posters and Late Results:15 October 2023
Camera-ready:30 September 2023 18 October 2023
Early Registration:30 September 2023 22 October 2023
Conference:22-24 November 2023


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