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Oxbotica wins FT Business Award

Oxbotica wins FT Business Award

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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RACE welcomes House of Lords report on autonomous vehicles

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

Read the latest news or download a PDF version 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…

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ITER Cask and Plug contract

UKAEA supports deal worth nearly 100 million Euros

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

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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RACE in pole position to boost UK robotics

RACE in pole position to boost UK robotics industry

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

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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Remote cutting and welding for ITER

An 18-month development programme to prototype remote handling tooling for the next-step ITER fusion device was demonstrated at Culham’s RACE (Remote Applications in Challenging Environments) facility last week. Representatives from ITER, F4E (the European ITER agency), Assystem UK and Amec Foster…

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