FourByThree proposes the development of a new generation of modular industrial robotic solutions that are suitable for efficient task execution in collaboration with humans in a safe way and are easy to use and program by the factory workers. FourByThree is a European project aimed to design, build and test pioneering robotic solutions able to collaborate safely and efficiently with human operators in industrial manufacturing companies. This workshop will present the robotic advancements and scientific results achieved during FourByThree project. In addition, we will present and discuss the future trends of robotics.