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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Simon Cheeseman

Simon Cheeseman

Sector Lead, Wave & Tidal Energy

07834 737250

Simon Cheeseman is an experienced Marine Engineer, having worked in both the commercial and public sectors.

Simon joined the Catapult in February 2014. Working within our Research and Innovation directorate, Simon is responsible for managing our marine renewables strategy, identifying the Catapult’s wave and tidal technology innovation priorities. Simon also leads our regional engagement programme, which includes representing the Catapult’s role as a Delivery Partner in Marine-i.

Simon previously worked with the Energy Technologies Institute, where he was their marine programme manager responsible for a range of high profile wave and tidal development projects. He came to the ETI having managed a wide range of marine maintenance and engineering contracts.

In his earlier career, Simon held various programme manager roles and was responsible for a range of high value aerospace and communications technology development contracts.

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