Recent bank studies have found that industrial automation investments can lift U.K. manufacturing, but British businesses first need to appreciate how robotics can help them.
Following a successful trade mission to Taiwan, the U.K. robotics sector is beginning to forge stronger partnerships with its Taiwanese counterpart.
Multiple European robotics organizations are calling for projects to demonstrate technology’s social and economic benefits, but can they stimulate competitiveness?
Industry players such as Jaguar Land Rover are working alongside startups and universities, as the U.K. evaluates and develops self-driving vehicles.
The Netherlands is emerging as a leader in autonomous farming, but precision and commercialization are still hurdles.
EU and U.K. research support could help Edinburgh become an artificial intelligence leader, but success may depend on commercial applications.
Marine autonomous systems are becoming useful for more applications, as organizations in the U.K. and Ireland team up to develop undersea drones.
Although the U.K. was among the first nations to adopt clear and comprehensive regulations governing airborne drones, safety and privacy concerns will likely lead to more developments.
The U.K. is already a leader in additive manufacturing research, but experts note that it needs to do more to keep up with the global trend toward 3D printing for production.
A University of Oxford paper and the British press have warned that automation, AI, and robotics will replace up to half of jobs, but will really happen is uncertain.
A research consortium including Skanska UK and ABB Robotics won a grant to develop robots for on-site and off-site construction.
The U.K. Robotics and Autonomous Systems Network and the Northern Robotics Network invest millions to facilitate commercialization, help local economy.
The United Arab Emirates is offering $1 million for innovative applications of robotics and AI to health, education, and social services.
Facebook’s international team of researchers plans to apply AI to uses beyond social networking.
Unmanned turret could lead to a fully automated tank, but will Russian robotics translate into sales and battlefield effectiveness?
Innovate UK says the nation’s robotics and autonomous systems market presents an opportunity to catch up to the U.S., Asia.