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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Fred Hallsworth B.Acc, C.A

Fred Hallsworth B.Acc, C.A

Non-Executive Director

Fred had a 30-year career with Andersen, and latterly Deloitte, providing corporate finance and corporate governance services to public and private technology companies in Scotland and Cambridge. For the last 11 years, he has worked as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman or Director. He currently sits on four other Boards (one public NASDAQ healthcare company which has raised $0.3bn, one VC backed semiconductor capital equipment company and CMA which administer the market for the provision of clean and wastewater services to the privatised Scottish non-retail market), and chairs each of their Audit Committees.

In addition, Fred is a lay member of the University of Strathclyde’s Enterprise and Investment Committee advising spinouts. 

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