Genova Robot, established in 2000 as a spin-off companyof the Department of Communication, Computer and System Sciences (DIST), University of Genoa (IT), designs and develops innovative robots for service applications (surveillance and transportation), advanced custom solutions, and hi-tech devices and components in Robotics. The company’s mission includes also hardware/software design and development for intelligent automation in industrial and civil applications, building automation, ambient intelligence also as technological support to the independent life of disabled and elderly people.