Most popular robotics organizations and groups

IEEE Robotics and Automation Society: One of the most recognized global organization in Robotics and Automation, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society strives for the advancement of the theory and practice of robotics and automation engineering that benefits members, the profession and humanity.

International Federation of Robotics: A federation of members from more than 20 countries, IFR stands as a primary global resource for data on robotics. Established as a non-profit organization in 1987, it provides comprehensive market data for surveys, studies, and statistics and helps manufacturers enter new markets.

We Robotics: It is a group of drone enthusiasts. They build sustainable robotics solutions in developing countries to accelerate the positive impact of aid, health, development, and environmental efforts.

MassRobotics: This is a Boston-based group of engineers, rocket scientists, and entrepreneurs with a shared vision to create an innovation hub and startup cluster focused on the needs of the robotics community. They provide workspace and resources to innovative robotics/automation startups to develop, prototype, test, and commercialize their products.

Robotic Industries Association: RIA is a United States trade group founded in 1974 to serve the robotics industry. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the organization is involved in safety standards for robots and sponsors robotics conferences.

AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International): It is the world’s largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems community. It has more than 6,000 members representing more than 2,200 companies from 55 countries.

NASA Robotics Alliance Project: This group of people creates technical and programmatic capabilities to enable the implementation of future robotic space exploration missions.

SAE International: SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. Their core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development.

Livingston Robotics Club: It is a robotics club in Livingston, New Jersey. This community network introduces Livingston area youth to robotics design and real-life science research.

Robogals: It is an international student-run organization that aims to inspire, engage, and empower young women to consider studying engineering and related fields. Its primary activity is interactive, engineering-based workshops for girls aged between 8-18.

Indian Underwater Robotics Society: IURS is India’s first non-profit research organization for the advancement of low-cost robotics and intelligent systems research in developing countries. It researches in the field of underwater robotics and imparts education to college students and professionals in unmanned systems, robotics, and intelligent systems.

Robotics Education & Competition Foundation: This organization aims to increase student interest and involvement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by engaging students in hands-on, affordable, and sustainable robotics engineering programs.

Open Source Robotics: It is a group of people who work with various industries, academia, and governments to create and support open software and hardware for use in robotics, from research and education to product development.

Foundation for Responsible Robotics (FRR): FRR is a group that engages with policymakers at both the national and international levels to advocate the creation of policies that consider potential societal risks of forthcoming robotics and AI applications.

British Automation and Robot Association (BARA): This group promotes the use of Industrial Robots and Automation in the British industry. It provides strong support to assist with the growth of the automation sector in the UK, as well as having a presence overseas at the International Federation of Robotics.

Society of Robotic Surgery: This group was founded on the fundamental principles of education and collaboration as a means to tackle the complex issues of robotic surgery. Through collaborative efforts afforded by surgeons, allied health and executives, this society gives enormous possibilities in terms of multi-centric studies, database collection, fellowship training, and funding support.