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Beyond Battery Power - CDE Competition

This Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) themed competition is looking for proposals for technologies that will reliably generate power for man-portable and robotic and autonomous systems (RAS)....

New Funding Programme Announced: Analysis for Innovators

Come and hear about a new £6.5m competition and very different approach to Innovate UK funding programmes! Analysis for Innovators  is a new funding programme that targets...

IAESTE Work Placements Exchange Programme for STEM Students

The IAESTE programme allows employers to benefit from the world’s top trainees from the science, engineering, technology and applied arts sectors for short or long term projects. As an...

How could new advances in robotics be applied in modern livestock buildings?

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is hosting a  workshop  on 27th October in Edinburgh to join up thinking in the initiation of livestock housing (re)design, incorporating as...

How can Sensors and Robotics innovation in livestock buildings improve productivity & profitability of livestock production?

Livestock housing systems, especially where livestock are intensively reared, have become increasingly important to the productivity and profitability of farm businesses.  Scientific...

People favour expressive, communicative robots over efficient and effective ones

Making an assistive robot partner expressive and communicative is likely to make it more satisfying to work with and lead to users trusting it more, even if it makes mistakes, a new study...

£5m Funding Competition for Robotics & Autonomous Systems: Dissemination & Brokerage Events

Innovate UK and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are to invest up to £5 million in innovation projects to encourage innovative applications and stimulate new...

Robotics takes is share of £16 million funding from the latest round of the Agri-Tech Catalyst

Twenty-four innovative agri-tech projects have today been awarded a share of £16 million funding through the latest round of the government’s Agri-Tech Catalyst to solve some of the world’s...

Silicon Valley Robotics and Robohub 2016 Robot Launch global online startup competition

Silicon Valley Robotics and Robohub have just launched the  2016 Robot Launch global online startup competition . Pitch your robotics startup online to an audience of top VCs, investors...

SBRI funding competition: automatic threat detection of firearms

  Following recent attacks in Europe, the need to further strengthen our ability to prevent the illegal movement of firearms (by...

Robot hand KTN helped bring to new markets catches Queen’s attention

Her Majesty the Queen was photographed yesterday admiring a cutting-edge robot hand on display at the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) stand at the International Festival for Business 2016...

UK Robotics Week: 25th June - 1st July

UK Robotics Week has something for everyone. It is a week to learn about the current state-of-the-art robotic technology, discuss the role of robots and artificial...

Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) call for evidence on the UK Testing Ecosystem

Last year, the Council for Science and Technology wrote to the Prime Minister about the importance of Connected and Autonomous Vehicle technologies; a "real-world lab" for testing was its top...

US leads a robotics investment boom

Rapidly increasing activity in the robotics sphere has led the Financial Times to herald an investment boom time for one of the hottest new markets in tech. And, as robots break free of...

CPSE Labs call for proposals to help improve technology readiness levels for applications of cyber-physical systems, including autonomous vehicles

Cyber-Physical Systems Engineering Labs  (CPSE Labs) - the EU Horizon 2020 funded network of design centres in France, UK, Sweden, Spain and Germany as part of the Smart Anything...

Peraspera Space Robotics Commercialisation Survey Open!

Robotics and Autonomous Systems businesses have the opportunity to have their say on potential commercial routes of exploitation for the current H2020 programme of robotics activity. The...

Designing a European Innovation Council: A Call for Ideas

Positive steps have been taken in recent years to integrate an innovation component into EU programmes and policies, in particular Horizon 2020. However, the array of support mechanisms can be...

Robotic disassembly technology as a key enabler of autonomous remanufacturing

How can robots help the manufacturing industry use natural resources more efficiently and be kinder to the environment? A new £1.94m five-year collaborative research project funded by the...

How can we improve the UK’s robotics and artificial intelligence policy?

The Science and Technology Committee is asking for contributions to inform an inquiry into robotics and artificial intelligence.  The committee is particularly interested in:  ...

Industry 4.0 is setting sail, is the UK on board?

The decline of British steel making shows what happens when the UK doesn't match the competition's efforts; it's a warning to shore up other types of manufacturing. Industry 4.0 is set to drive...
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