Field Campaign 2023

We invite you to participate in the HEART-MET Field Campaign 2023, taking place at the premises of University of Florence on September 25-29, 2023.

The available benchmarks are:

1. Object detection

2. Person detection

3. Object sorting Task

How to Participate

Teams and individuals from academia and industry are welcome to participate in this competition.

Applicant teams must fill out the following online form, indicating their intention to participate in the Field Campaign and providing the following information about the team:

1. Team name

2. Team leader name

3. Total number of team members (including the team leader)

4. Affiliation

5. Contact information (e-mail and phone of team leader)

6. Website

7. *Optional: Team Description Paper (max. 4 pages, LNCS) explaining the team’s approach to the technical challenges including a brief description of software and hardware architectures, the relation with the team's research, and a list of relevant publications

The Competition

A detailed description of the competition, including the scenario, rules and procedures can be found in this document.

Important Dates

Application deadline: July 5th, 2023

Competition days: September 25 - 29, 2023


The competition is supported by the University of Florence (UNIFI) and the METRICS project. They will provide the Universal Robot 5, the Panda Emika robot, and the TIAGO mobile robot on-site at the competition.

The METRICS project is funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program.