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Whilst robotics has traditionally been used for repeat operations in high-volume manufacturing, advances in artificial intelligence and other component technologies are opening a myriad of exciting possibilities for more varied and complex applications.

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Incorporating digital features such as machine vision and machine learning equips robots with the ability to identify objects and make appropriate decisions about the actions they perform – reducing the need for remote control and fixed trajectory programming. From harvesting our food to assisting us in our homes as we grow older, intelligent robots have the potential to help address many of the key challenges impacting societies around the world today.

Our goal is to help you form powerful collaborations across the Robotics and AI community in the UK, and turn your ambitious ideas into real-world solutions. We use our deep expertise and diverse connections to offer you direct support, and link you to relevant funding opportunities and potential partners.

We can help organisations from any sector, large or small, that wish to develop or deploy Robotics & AI; Investors wishing to connect with high potential Robotics & AI innovation companies; Innovators developing new component technologies which can advance Robotics & AI capabilities.

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Funding Opportunities

Look Out! Maritime Early Warning Innovations

This Defence & Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is seeking proposals for the development of alternative future concepts for Airborne Early Warning systems. Total funding £1.25M for contracts of up to £250k.

Opens: 10/05/2021 Closes: 06/07/2021

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SBRI Competition: Fusion Industry Challenges

Organisations can apply for a share of £2 million, inclusive of VAT, to develop solutions that accelerate fusion power plant design and reduce their fuel requirements.

Opens: 17/05/2021 Closes: 30/06/2021

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Robotics & Artificial Intelligence Industry Showcase 2021

The RAI Showcase #RAI21 is the UK’s leading event in the industrial robotics and automation calendar. From industry speakers to expert panels, networking drop-ins to our exhibitor showcase RAI21, taking place online from 25th to 27th May, is the only industry-focussed event designed to stimulate collaborative development for addressing real world challenges.

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UK Industry to get the lowdown on latest tech from the Robotics and Automation sector at RAI Industry Showcase

The Robotics & Artificial Intelligence (RAI) Industry Showcase returns virtually on 25 – 27 May 2021 to once again give UK industry the chance to understand the latest in industrial robotics and AI innovation. The three-day online event is expected to attract over 1,000 delegates from across all industries and will feature over 50 innovation and research-driven exhibitors on a virtual show floor.

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Pushing Vertical Farming Further with Robotics & AI

Freddie Reed, Product Manager at Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS), gives us a taste of his upcoming talk as headline speaker on the final day at KTN’s Robotics & AI Industry Showcase, 25 – 27 May, by explaining how automation is taking vertical farming a step further.

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