News & Updates

DRIVEN consortium visits Downing Street

On Wednesday 15 November, the DRIVEN consortium, of which RACE is a member, was given the chance to showcase its ground-breaking autonomous vehicle technology at 10 Downing Street. DRIVEN project director Graeme Smith and Professor Paul Newman, Director of the…


New funding rains down on RACE

UKAEA’s RACE facility is a major partner in a consortium that has been awarded £11.9m of Government funding to undertake world-leading research into robotic and autonomous technologies for the nuclear industry. The Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear (RAIN) project…


Expansion for RACE driverless car test facilities

RACE has announced plans to extend its facilities for autonomous vehicle tests. UKAEA has been awarded a £2m grant from Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership to extend the RACE facilities. The grant will be used for the development of a ‘pit…

DRIVEN consortium to unveil first self-driving vehicles at LCV 2017

DRIVEN consortium reveals first self-driving vehicles

The DRIVEN consortium – of which RACE is a member – today unveiled the first three of its proposed fleet of six self-driving vehicles. DRIVEN is an ambitious and exciting £8.9 million project that will see a fleet of Level…

RACE building on budget

RACE Newsletter – June 2017

Read the latest news or download a PDF version IN THIS ISSUE UKAEA announces €10m collaboration ITER staged approach programme A new lease of life for TARM DRIVEN – Connected and autonomous vehicles Cortex™ a new software EM & UK…


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…