Robotics & Autonomous Systems

Find out more about our robotics and autonomous systems testing and validation facilities.

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Electrical Infrastructure Research Hub

The Catapult has appointed the University of Strathclyde and the University of Manchester to form the Electrical Infrastructure Research Hub.

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Automation & Engineering Solutions

Find out more about our work in robotics, autonomous systems and artificial intelligence.

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Stay Current

Dig deeper into the biggest issues facing offshore wind, wave and tidal energy with our series of Analysis & Insight papers.

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Innovation Challenges

Solving these technology innovation challenges will help drive down the cost of offshore renewable energy, with positive effects for the industry and UK economy. If your technology has the answer, get in touch via our contact form on the Innovation Challenges page.

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ANALYSIS & INSIGHT

Re-Energising the UK’s Coastal Communities: The Impact and Benefits of Regional Engagement

SPARTA Portfolio 2017/18 ORE Catapult Offshore Wind Benchmarking

How do small companies, widely dispersed around the UK, get to know about the challenges and opportunities in offshore renewable energy and how do they then find support to diversify into the sector?

This paper, by Simon Cheeseman, examines the Catapult’s Regional Engagement model, which enables us to support the development of innovative technologies on a national scale by working with local networks and supply chains. It looks at how we are helping several regions ā€“ particularly coastal communities ā€“ benefit from one of our largest clean growth opportunities. Through examples and case studies, it will demonstrate the Catapult’s commitment to broadening the offshore renewables innovation footprint and helping to grow UK supply chain capability, build regional GVA, and create skilled jobs.

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