An autonomous underwater explorer for flooded mines


  • Assembly of the first fully-operational UX-1 prototype
  • Testing UX-1’s software functionalities (control, movement, scientific instruments) at INESC TEC’s test pool
  • Field tests in the Kaatiala mine, Finland

Current Status

  • Analysis of the data gathered from the Kaatiala trials
  • Further development of the UX-1 robot


  • Development of the UX-1 robot taking into account the field trials’ data
  • Second pilot trial at the Idrija Mine, Slovenia (September 2018)