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Robots for SDGs

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Source: DTE


The United Nations (UN) introduced 51 robots, including nine humanoid robots, at the AI for Good Global Summit held in Geneva. The summit aimed to accelerate the achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.


These robots were equipped with functions aligned with the SDGs, such as healthcare robots capable of understanding emotions and displaying empathy, E.g.,

  • Grace an advanced nursing humanoid robot developed by Hanson Robotics
  • SingularityNET assists elderly individuals


Use: The example can be used to show how technology can help in achieving SDGs