The technology provider for hardware and software solutions related to flexible manipulators and continuum robots


January 10

Trademark application

Application for a European Union trademark with Herobots, receiving the number 018821574 from EUIPO.

October 26

Patent application

The patent application for the pre-patched technology for pneumatic growing robots is filled, receiving the number 102022000022116 from UIBM (Ufficio Italiano Brevetti e Marchi).

June 8

New Project from UKAEA

Herobots is awarded the project “Enhanced control of flexible long-reach manipulators“ (C/2063688), funded by UKAEA (United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority) through the LongOps programme.

May 18


Herobots gets the company insurance n. 428751048 (from Generali Italia S.p.A.), covering costs up to a maximum of 6.000.000 €.

April 29

Spin-off Company of UNINA

Herobots becomes an Official Spin-off Company of University of Naples Federico II (UNINA).

April 26


The management systems operated by Herobots get the certifications that are in compliance with the standard ISO 9001 (quality management system), ISO 14001 (environmental management system) and ISO 27001 (information security management system).

October 8

New project from Campania Region

Herobots is awarded the project “SIMSOFT” (CUP B81B19001900007), funded from Campania Region through the Startup 2020 programme.

September 1

Operative headquarter

Operative headquarter of Herobots setup at MARTE Lab, CESMA, University of Naples Federico II. Here we have built a workshop for robot prototyping and a dedicated room with mocap tracking for robot testing. Furthermore, here we have the availability of a big virtual reality room and computer workstations of the university.

August 9

Herobots is born

Herobots company is founded as an Italian company, registered as “Innovative Startup”.


Stanislao Grazioso
Stanislao GraziosoCEO
Giuseppe Andrea Fontanelli
Giuseppe Andrea FontanelliCTO
Mario Selvaggio
Mario SelvaggioSenior R&D Engineer
Marcello Marino
Marcello MarinoSenior R&D Engineer
Roberto Sabella
Roberto SabellaR&D Engineer
Salvatore Fusco
Salvatore FuscoR&D Engineer
Alessandro Sofia
Alessandro SofiaR&D Engineer
Giuseppe Di Gironimo
Giuseppe Di Gironimo Scientific Advisor
Antonio Lanzotti
Antonio LanzottiScientific Advisor