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Khalifa University robotics competition takes on real-world challenges for cash prize

Thirty-two teams from universities around the world brought their best drones and robots to compete in Abu Dhabi this week at the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge.

The international competitors demonstrated their abilities to tackle real world challenges like taking another drone out of the sky, building a wall and putting out a fire in a high-rise during the hi-tech event.

Khalifa University of Science and Technology, organisers of the MBZIRC 2020, whittled down the field from 134 applicants to those elite 32, granting $3 million (Dh11 million) to the competitors to hone their projects and come to the UAE to compete for a $2 million prize (Dh7.35 million).

Read the full story on The National, here:  https://www.thenational.ae/uae/education/khalifa-university-robotics-competition-takes-on-real-world-challenges-for-cash-prize-1.984596