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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Paul McKeever

Paul McKeever

Head of Strategic Research

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Paul joined ORE Catapult (formerly Narec) in August 2006 and holds the post of Head of Strategic Research responsible for research business development, external research collaborations and academic engagement.  Previously, Paul occupied the role of Project Coordinator for the OPTIMUS FP7 project (prognostic condition monitoring) and prior to that, he occupied similar roles on the Snapper FP7 project and Aquamarine Power’s Oyster project (both wave energy converter projects).  He is currently a Board member of the European Association of Renewable Energy Research Centres (EUREC), a Management Board member of the European Energy Research Alliance Joint Programme for Wind (EERA JPWind) and represents ORE Catapult on the SuperGen Wind Management Committee, the UKCMER Advisory Board and the Durham Energy Institute’s Industrial Advisory Board.

Prior to working for ORE Catapult, Paul spent sixteen years in the automotive and railway industries in a number of positions including Project Engineer, Lead Engineer and Technical Team Leader. Paul obtained a Masters Degree (MEng) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Bradford. He is also a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

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