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The National Robotarium is officially open for business!

The National Robotarium, the UK’s newest centre for robotics and artificial intelligence officially opened its doors, as announced at a special event held in the £22.4m facility on 28 September. Located on Heriot-Watt University’s Edinburgh campus, in partnership with the University of Edinburgh, it will be the largest and most advanced applied research facility for […]

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Breakthrough technique set to improve robotic cancer surgery

Researchers from the National Robotarium, a partnership between Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh, industry partners and Edinburgh-based clinicians are creating a new robot-assisted surgery technique to improve patient care globally. The ground-breaking method has been awarded £1.25 million and is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, part of UK Research […]

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The National Robotarium uses tech to stop Santa getting stuck up the chimney

Father Christmas has enlisted a new band of helpers this Christmas from the National Robotarium, a partnership between Heriot-Watt University and The University of Edinburgh, and robotics company Cyberselves to avoid any embarrassing chimney-related incidents on Christmas Eve. Robotics experts are not only helping Santa to navigate confined spaces but have also allowed him to […]


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