The Pittsburgh Robotics Network is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Apicella as their new executive director. Apicella, who has been serving as the interim executive director since May, brings a wealth of experience to the role, having previously held the position of vice president of partnerships and programs.
With over 140 robotics organizations in the Greater Pittsburgh region, the Pittsburgh Robotics Network serves as a hub for innovation, collaboration, and growth in the field. Their mission is to foster a vibrant community that not only supports the local robotics industry but also facilitates global partnerships and commercial opportunities.
Apicella’s promotion comes at an exciting time for the Pittsburgh Robotics Network, as they recently announced a strategic partnership with Denmark’s Odense Robotics. This collaboration aims to generate transatlantic business growth and strengthen the ties between the two robotics ecosystems on a global scale.
To showcase the incredible work being done in the field of robotics, the Pittsburgh Robotics Network is gearing up for the Pittsburgh Robotics Discovery Day on November 16. This event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with over 130 exhibitors, including renowned organizations like Aurora, Agility Robotics, and Carnegie Mellon University.
The Pittsburgh Robotics Discovery Day is made possible through partnerships with the Southwestern Pennsylvania New Economy Collaborative, the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, Innovation Works, and the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission.
With Jennifer Apicella at the helm, the Pittsburgh Robotics Network is poised for continued success and growth. Her vision and leadership will undoubtedly propel the organization forward, fostering an environment that encourages innovation, collaboration, and the adoption of robotic solutions worldwide.
1. What is the Pittsburgh Robotics Network?
The Pittsburgh Robotics Network is an organization that brings together over 140 robotics organizations in the Greater Pittsburgh region to foster collaboration and growth in the field.
2. Who is the new executive director of the Pittsburgh Robotics Network?
Jennifer Apicella has recently been appointed as the new executive director of the Pittsburgh Robotics Network.
3. What is the Pittsburgh Robotics Discovery Day?
The Pittsburgh Robotics Discovery Day is a free event that showcases the work of over 130 robotics exhibitors and provides opportunities for the public to engage with the industry.