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12/06/2020

Second Call for Transformative Healthcare Technologies

EPSRC, in collaboration with MRC, is inviting proposals for adventurous (high risk, high gain) projects as part of the second phase of the Transformative Healthcare Technologies for 2050 call.

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12/06/2020

World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) Innovation Competition

WISH highlights some of the most exciting innovations in healthcare through its Innovation Showcase competition. These include devices, applications, innovative delivery models and design-based solutions that improve quality and experience of patients, while also reducing the cost of care.

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11/06/2020

Interview with Professor Robert Richardson, UK-RAS Network Chair

Robert Richardson talks about progress and challenges in robotics and autonomous systems research, and how robotics is being used in the response to the current and future pandemics.

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10/06/2020

This robot can tell when sewers need repairing by scratching the walls

A four-legged robot that inspects concrete can walk through underground sewage tunnels and detect when they need repairing.

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09/06/2020

Work begins on self-driving car test route in Coventry

Autonomous vehicles will be trialled on urban, rural, suburban and highway roads

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08/06/2020

Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships

Royal Academy of Engineering is calling for applications of Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships. This scheme aims to strengthen the links between industry and academia by supporting exceptional academics in UK universities to undertake use-inspired research.

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08/06/2020

Drones deliver NHS supplies to Isle of Wight to help tackle coronavirus

This is the #Windracers ULTRA, a 350 kg unmanned aircraft being used to deliver NHS supplies across the Solent to the NHS staff of the Isle of Wight

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