RASberry - Robotics and Automation Systems for berry production


  • GRASPberry: High speed picking soft fruit robots

    IUK #104587 £997K
    24 months, project start: Oct 2017

  • Autonomous robots to support fruit picking

    IUK #103339 £1,265K
    21 months, project start: Jan 2019



Programme coordination
Pål Johan From (Norway), Grzegorz Cielniak (UK)

Academic Staff
UoL:  Paul Baxter, Nicola Bellotto, Marc Hanheide, Simon Pearson
NMBU: Lars Grimstad
CERTH: Dionysis Bochtis

UoL: Serhan Corsar, Gautham Das, Waqas Khan, Alexander Gabriel, Raymond Kirk, Justin LeLouedec
NMBU: Ya Xiong, Yuanyue Ge, Tuan Le, Vignesh Raja, Abhishesh Pal
Saga Robotics: Halvard Grimstad, Remy Zakaria, Adam Binch, Giorgos Vasileiadis, Yannis Menexes


- From, Pal and Grimstad, Lars and Hanheide, Marc and Pearson, Simon and Cielniak, Grzegorz (2018) RASberry - Robotic and Autonomous Systems for Berry Production. Mechanical Engineering Magazine Select Articles, 140 (6). ISSN 0025-6501

- Das, Gautham and Cielniak, Grzegorz and From, Pal and Hanheide, Marc (2018) Discrete Event Simulations for Scalability Analysis of Robotic In-Field Logistics in Agriculture – A Case Study. In: IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Workshop on Robotic Vision and Action in Agriculture, 21-25 May 2018, Brisbane.

- Baxter, Paul and Cielniak, Grzegorz and Hanheide, Marc and From, Pal (2018) Safe Human-Robot Interaction in Agriculture. In: 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction.

- Mason, Alex; From, Pål Johan; Korostynska, Olga.
Electromagnetic sensing for non-destructive real-time fruit ripeness detection: case-study for automated strawberry picking. EuroSensors 2018

- Xiong, Ya; From, Pål Johan; Isler, Volkan.
Design and Evaluation of a Novel Cable-Driven Gripper with Perception Capabilities for Strawberry Picking Robots. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

- Gabriel, Alexander and Bellotto, Nicola and Baxter, Paul (2019) Towards a Dataset of Activities for Action Recognition in Open Fields. In: UK-RAS Conference on Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS).

- Gabriel, Alexander and Cosar, Serhan and Bellotto, Nicola and Baxter, Paul (2019) A Dataset for Action Recognition in the Wild. In: Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS).