METRICS (Metrological Evaluation and Testing of Robots in International CompetitionS) organises challenge-led and industry-relevant competitions in the four Priority Areas (PAs) identified by ICT-09-2019-2020: Healthcare, Infrastructure Inspection and Maintenance (I&M), Agri-Food, and Agile Production.

Within METRICS, AIRLab is in charge of the ACRE (Agri-food Competition for Robot Evaluation) competition, dedicated to benchmarking agricultural robots.