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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Live Innovation Opportunities

There are a number of programmes identifying the key technology innovation challenges faced by the offshore renewables industry. Solving these challenges will help drive down the cost of offshore renewable energy, with positive effects for the industry and UK economy. Visit our Live Innovation Opportunities page to find out if your technology has the answer.

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A Strategic Approach to Planned and Reactive Maintenance at Robin Rigg

In December 2014, the turbine warranty period and initial service contract at the Robin Rigg Offshore Wind Farm ended. The wind farm owner, E.ON, decided to take all operations and maintenance in-house in a strategy it calls ‘self-perform’.

Through first-hand interviews with the Robin Rigg operations team, this case study by Dr Conaill Soraghan describes the building blocks required to implement this strategy and explains the key benefits and lessons learned.


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