Robotics & autonomous systems

Using expertise across two of our hubs, the National Robotarium and Bayes Centre, data-driven innovation will support organisations to innovate through partnerships with researchers to improve the use of robotics technologies in areas such as harsh construction environments, manufacturing, and more.

Open and Remote Access Living Lab

An improved gene-editing tool could improve the understanding of the genetic basis of disease resistance in valuable species of farmed fish, researchers have found. Scientists at the Roslin Institute have developed the optimised technique to efficiently introduce changes in fish cell cultures in the lab.

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Our Robotics & Autonomous Systems Hub

National Robotarium

The National Robotarium will be co-located on the Heriot-Watt University campus, having access to the resources of both Heriot-Watt and the University of Edinburgh. It will meet existing and future industrial need by accelerating the generation of knowledge and flow of technologies into the economy through targeted research, industry collaboration, living laboratories, demonstrator and incubation facilities.

For more information contact:

Ross Clark, Project Manager

Our Expert Profiles

Cristian Novotny

Robotics & Autonomous Systems

I’m passionate about how technology can help societies at large and I’m fortunate to be working alongside an extraordinary group of researchers with the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, who are exploring ways in which we can use robots and autonomous systems to help tackle some of our current societal challenges and those to come.

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