Research and Commercialization of SCARA Robot –The Case of Industry-University Joint Research and Development–
Hiroshi Makino*,**, Akitaka Kato*, and Yasunori Yamazaki***
*University of Yamanashi
***Nagano National College of Technology
This round-table talk was planned as part of the feature “Commercialization of Robot Research.” Taking the SCARA robot as a successful example of commercialization, we’d like to hear from its developers, Drs. Makino, Kato, and Yamazaki, about what was involved and their ideas on future commercialization of robot research.