Fraunhofer IPA presents disinfection robot “DeKonBot”

New prototype of the mobile disinfection robot is an automation solution that independently cleans and disinfects potentially contaminated areas

15 July 2021 Press Release Stuttgart Karin Röhricht
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By using its flexible cleaning tool, DeKonBot can disinfect different objects by wiping, including elevator buttons. © Fraunhofer IPA

In order to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the research institute in Stuttgart has developed the prototype of a mobile cleaning and disinfection robot in a short time. It navigates autonomously to potentially contaminated objects, such as door handles, and disinfects them thoroughly. The robot is gentle on resources and time-saving.

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