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06/08/2020

UKRI launches £149m Transforming Foundation Industries challenge and winners of first competition

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced the first projects to receive funding as part of its £149m Transforming Foundation Industries (TFI) Challenge. This challenge seeks to revolutionise the UK’s foundation industries (glass, metals, cement, ceramics, bulk chemicals, and paper).

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06/08/2020

European Robotics Week is looking for a robot successor

The European Robotics Week is saying goodbye to i-Cub (2016-2020)! iCub is looking for a robot successor as from ERW2021 to be the ambassador of the Week for 5 years. The image should be child-friendly and versatile since it will be used on all ERW digital and print materials. Priority will be given to European…

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05/08/2020

EPSRC to launch new Fellowships scheme

A new, more flexible fellowship scheme, ‘Open’ and ‘Open Plus’ Fellowships, will be announced by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) during autumn/winter 2020.

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04/08/2020

Healthcare Impact Partnerships 2020

EPSRC is inviting proposals for Healthcare Impact Partnerships. This call is intended to support novel Mathematical, Engineering, ICT and Physical Sciences research that is aligned to the Healthcare Technologies theme strategy and contributes to at least one of the Healthcare Technologies Grand Challenges.

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04/08/2020

A Cross-Domain Transfer Learning Scheme for Robot-Assisted Microsurgery

Researchers at Imperial College London's Hamlyn Centre have proposed a transfer learning scheme for training deep neural networks to aid Robot-Assisted Microsurgery.

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03/08/2020

Application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Surgery

Researchers at Imperial College London's Hamlyn Centre review the recent influential applications of AI in surgery as well as note the major challenges in the future development.

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03/08/2020

Sony Research Award Program

The Sony Research Award Program is expanding to Europe in its fifth year with awards of up to $150,000 USD per year for each accepted proposal across emerging and innovative technologies.

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