We Shape The Future

Our beliefs

  • We want to make robotics accessible for everyone, not only for experts.
  • We want to be forerunners and we want to shape the future.
  • We want to inspire with the way we use technology as well as what kinds of opportunities we are able to create.
Georg Püschel training a robot with the smart jacket

How it all began

The company was founded in December 2017 by 7 scientific employees of the Faculty of Computer Science of the TU Dresden, who made it their goal to democratize robot programming. As part of their scientific work, they first developed the SmartJacket and further researched about gesture-controlled programming up to the latest product – the TracePen.

Our founders

  • Christoph Biering (Head of AI)
  • Dr. Georg Püschel (Product Manager)
  • Maria Piechnick (CPO)
  • Christian Piechnick (CEO)
  • Giang Nguyen (Professor at TU Dresden)
  • Jan Falkenberg (CTO)
  • Sebastian Werner (Head of RND)
The seven founders of wandelbots
Map of the world with Germany, Japan and China highlighted


Wandelbots is growing globally. From our headquarters in Dresden, Germany, we serve customers in Europe, Asia and America. Offices in these regions will follow soon. Stay tuned!

Prizes and Awards

Best Newcomer: German Startup Award 2020
Best Startup: Factory of the year 2018
Winning Sector
#4 Best European Startups: Forbes 2019
Top 10 Manufacturer

Our successes

In our office in the heart of Dresden, 90 people from 14 nations are currently working hand in hand to create something big.

Wandelbots team with Herbert Diess (CEO Volkswagen)
Wandelbots team with Natya Satella (CEO Microsoft)

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