News & Updates

RACE DRIVEN to support driverless cars

RACE – UKAEA’s state of the art robotics technology centre at Culham Science Centre – is to consolidate its position as a test site for driverless cars as a number of major investments in this area were announced today. These…

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…


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…

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…

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…

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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