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Future of Quantum Technology given significant funding boost

03/10/2018

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, announced that the next wave of funding has been committed for the four quantum technology research hubs across the UK, building on the first phase of the National Quantum Technologies Programme.

Quantum technologies have the potential to develop new medical devices, sensors that can see underground or around corners and computers that can solve today’s unsolvable problems.

It has been identified as a key area for economic growth and future potential opportunity for UK businesses within the modern Industrial Strategy.

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03/10/2018

Doctor Robot will see you now – but it’ll cost you more

Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics have long been forecast to play a key role in health and social care this century, as Western

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29/09/2018

Robot Operating System: Microsoft Announced Something Big For IoT, Robotics, And Automation

Today you might own one robot. Maybe a Roomba, maybe a lawn-mowing robot, or maybe just a toy.

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26/09/2018

50 engineering leaders become Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering

50 leading engineers from the UK and the world have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of their outstanding

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26/09/2018

Rapid data analysis at sea leads to largest 3D color reconstruction of the seafloor

A recent expedition led by Dr Blair Thornton, demonstrated how the use of autonomous robotics and artificial intelligence at sea can dramatically

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26/09/2018

Kuka Innovation Awards Finalists!

Robotics at Leeds team, led by Prof Pietro Valdastri, has made it though to the finals of the Kuka Innovation Award 2019. The theme of the award is health living

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26/09/2018

When Will Autonomous Vehicles be Safe Enough? An interview with Professor Missy Cummings

Autonomous vehicle (AV) supporters often tout safety as one of the most significant benefits of an AV-dominated transportation future. As

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