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MathWorks Minidrone Competition

University of Patras 2024 | Patras, Greece

    Learn how to develop an autonomous minidrone line follower and develop key skills like Model-Based Design relevant to the industry—all while having fun using drones!

University of Patras 2024 Competition Details

Round 1 | Simulation

Develop path planning, image processing, and control systems for a minidrone line follower in simulations

Round 2 | Deployment

Deploy algorithms designed during the simulation round to a Parrot Mambo minidrone

This competition is open to students ONLY from universities in Greece.

Get Ready to Fly

1. Apply to receive all the competition materials. 

2. Watch the MathWorks Minidrone Competition video series to better understand the competition details.

3. Review the competition rules and guidelines.

4. Complete MATLAB Onramp, Simulink Onramp, and Stateflow Onramp courses before starting to work on your algorithm.


Competition Timeline

Task Deadline
Application 14-Jun-2024
Simulation Submission 05-Jul-2024
Finalist Declaration 31-Jul-2024
Final Round 27-Sept-2024

No participation fees

Free self-paced tutorials

Complimentary MathWorks software