Co-founder @ Franka Emika
Simon Haddadin (31) is the CEO and co-founder of FRANKA EMIKA as well as the CEO and co-founder of the DLR (German Aerospace Center) spin-off Kastanienbaum. He earned his doctorate in safe physical human-robot interaction, had been a member of the renowned DLR research group “Human-Centered-Robotics” and has published several journal and conference papers. His technological core expertise lies in “safe robots”, intuitive interaction and virtual programming, as well as robotic service & health applications.
FRANKA EMIKA isbased in Munich and specialized in the development, design and commercialization of sensitive, high-performance, and unprecedented cost-efficient industrial robots. Our vision is to transform robots into an affordable, multifunctional tool that places the human at the centre of development. Our intelligent robotic assistant called FRANKA EMIKA was specifically made to operate among humans as well as to support them without harm. It´s now possible to reinvent automation by providing humans with this safe and versatile tool. The enthusiastic worldwide response at the Hannover Messe 2016, Cebit 2017 and many other high-tech events, confirmed our vision.