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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Andrew Kay

Andrew Kay

Offshore Wind O&M Strategy Manager

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Andy joined the ORE Catapult in February 2014. He is Strategy Manager for the Operational Performance Team and has developed the strategic business and innovation plan for ORE Catapult in the areas of offshore wind project development, operations and maintenance.

Andy is looking at how robotics and autonomous systems can support offshore renewables, in particular, the test and validation requirements for these systems to meet industry requirements.

Prior to joining the ORE Catapult, Andy was a Project Engineer for a test and research organisation, specialising in oil and gas and low carbon technologies.

Andy has experience with a wide range of projects in the field of offshore renewables. Examples include autonomous systems for O&M, condition monitoring, wind farm yield assessment, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modelling and leading edge erosion of wind turbine blades. Andy is a chartered engineer with a MEng in Aeronautical Engineering, from the University of Glasgow, and an MSc in Renewable Energy Systems and the Environment, from the University of Strathclyde.

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