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UKAEA announces collaboration with ITER Organization in remote handling

UKAEA announces collaboration with ITER Organization in remote handling

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The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and the ITER Organization (IO) have entered into a technical collaboration which will see the UKAEA’s centre for Remote Applications in Challenging Environments, RACE, host the ITER Robotics Test Facility (IRTF) for a period…

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Oxbotica wins FT Business Award

Oxbotica wins FT Business Award

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UKAEA tenant Oxbotica, which is hosted in RACE, won the prestigious FT award on March 16. Part of this success is down to Oxbotica testing a variety of autonomous vehicles on the UKAEA’s roads at Culham in South Oxfordshire.  Lionel…

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Culham CAM facilities

RACE welcomes House of Lords report on autonomous vehicles

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On Wednesday 15 March, the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee published its report Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: The future? The report sets out recommendations for the Government to ensure it makes policy and investment decisions that enable the UK to…

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RACE building on budget

RACE Newsletter – February 2017

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IN THIS ISSUE Robotics & Artificial Intelligence (RAI) RACE supports industry in securing contract worth nearly €100m RACE robotics TEST Facility launched MASCOT hotter than the sun PAVE – People in autonomous vehicles in urban environments UK Industry and ESS…

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uk robotics - race responds to Theresa May

UK Robotics: RACE responds to Theresa May’s speech to the CBI

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In a speech to the CBI today, UK Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed the Government’s commitment to a Modern Industrial Strategy to build Britain’s strengths in science and innovation.  She cited the field of robotics as a key strategic strength,…

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ITER Cask and Plug contract

UKAEA supports deal worth nearly 100 million Euros

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UKAEA’s RACE centre supports industry in securing ITER Cask and Plug contract The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) is delighted to be part of the Airbus Safran Launchers /Nuvia Limited/Cegelec led partnership now tasked with the development of the ITER…

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Robotics and Autonomous Systems in Challenging Environments Expo16, RAS in CE Expo16, UKAEA's Culham Science Centre, 28th September 2016.

RACE expo proves a hit with UK robotics community

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Aimed at displaying the latest developments in robotics and remote handling and discussing how the RAS (Robotics & Autonomous Systems) community can work together on common technologies, the event succeeded in both goals, according to RACE Director Rob Buckingham: “RAS…

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UKAEA Apprentice's receiving award

UK Atomic Energy Authority announced as Apprentice Team of the Year Finalist

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RACE apprentices are among a team from Culham in the running for Apprentice Team of the Year title. The UK Atomic Energy Authority have been named National Finalists in the 2016 Brathay Apprentice Challenge, after winning the London and South…

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RACE Robot Arms

RACE in pole position to boost UK robotics industry

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The facility will enable RACE to step up its R&D into many applications of remote handling and robotic technology, already used to great effect at the JET fusion facility at Culham. It will also be a key centre for implementing…

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RACE building on budget

RACE building on budget… on schedule

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Congratulations to the complete build team for delivering the new RACE building on schedule and on budget!  The facility will host the 80 strong RACE team (we are recruiting!) to deliver complete robotics and remote handling solutions for both nuclear…

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