Consistently ranked among the top universities in the world, ETH Zurich is an academic institution with an excellent track record of research and teaching since 1885. The university is associated with 21 Nobel Laureates who have studied, taught or conducted research there. The Autonomous Systems Lab (ASL) of ETH Zurich, is internationally renowned in the field of autonomous robot design and navigation with great experience in design and navigation of wheeled, legged and flying robots operating in different types of environments. With involvement in several National, European and ESA projects together with both academic and industrial partners, the lab currently hosts more than 50 researchers and application engineers. Research achievements in the lab have been commercialized by realizing seven spin-off companies since its foundation. ASL has been involved in the following European projects: sFly, myCopter, AIRobots, ICARUS, V-Charge, UP-Drive, Noptilus, EUROPA, EUROPA2, NIFTi, TRADR, BACS, COGNIRON, muFly, Sky-Sailor, SPARC, RCET, Robots@home, URUS, Aeroworks, Flourish, CrowdBot, PILOTING.