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 laying out the key technology innovation challenges faced by the offshore renewables industry that, when solved, 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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Charles Thompson

Charles Thompson

Marketing & Communications Director

Charlie joined ORE Catapult in September 2013 following more than 20 years working both nationally and internationally as a consultant and in-house communications, media relations and public affairs leader. As Marketing & Communications Director, he is responsible for the promotion and communication of ORE Catapult’s activities and capabilities and engaging interest in the organisation’s technology and innovation agenda.

He spent eight years with BAE Systems plc, leading internal and external communications across various businesses within the global defence company, latterly as communications director of their maritime division.

He previously worked internationally in the telecoms and engineering sectors and is a Non-Executive Director of Remarkable, formerly Investors in People Scotland.

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