Friday 26th May 2017 - Logistics Manager

£17m funding boost for robotics

The government is expected to confirm a funding boost of £17.3m from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to support the development of new robotics and artificial intelligence technologies in universities across the UK.

Business secretary Greg Clark said: “Investment in robotics and artificial intelligence will help make our economy more competitive, build on our world-leading reputation in these cutting-edge sectors and help us create new products, develop more innovative services and establish better ways of doing business.”