Robotics & drones

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Robotics and Autonomous Systems: Shaping the Future of Scotland

Robotics and autonomous systems represent important opportunities to achieve greater productivity, learn additional skills, create better workplaces and improve the wo

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Man overboard rescue drones

Between 2011 and 2018, 92 out of 298 people who fell overboard in EU waters died.[1] Survival chances depend on detection, response method, water temperature, and luck

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Document delivery drones

A particular pain point in shipping is that vessels need specific documents delivered to ports before they arrive.

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Drones for enclosed spaces

Every year people die inspecting enclosed spaces. These spaces can contain depleted oxygen levels, toxic gases, and/or material otherwise unsafe for humans.

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Subsea robotic maintenance

Subsea infrastructure and the demand for its maintenance is growing.

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Offshore maintenance drones

Aerial drones are increasing in applicability, and are already used for structural inspections of offshore platforms and wind farms.[1,2,3] Their integration and modul

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Subsurface hull laser scanner

Large ships are inspected and cleaned every 4-5 years and painted every 8-10 years, in order to improve vessel performance and to demonstrate owners' commitment to saf

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The ORCA Hub – Leading the way in offshore robotics

The Offshore Robotics for the Certification of Assets (ORCA) Hub is a research programme d

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RIMS automates maintenance operations to make them safer and more cost-efficient

Robotica in Maintenance Strategies (RIMS) carry out visual inspections of assets by drones, both internal and ex

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Developing new mOCEAN technology

Mocean Energy is a Scottish SME whose ambitio

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New generation underwater robotics with huge potential

The potential for underwater inspection, surveillance and exploration is increasing with the advent of robotics.

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Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty’s (AGCS) Safety and Shipping Review 2018

Shipping as the lifeblood of the global economy transporting approximately 90% of global trade.

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Dutch Trade and Investment Fund (DTIF)

The Dutch Trade and Investment Fund (DTIF) offers loans, guarantees and export financing for Dutch companies that want to expand their businesses internationally. DTIF

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WBSO (R&D tax credit)

With the WBSO, companies can lower the wage costs for research and development (R&D) and other R&D costs and expenditures, such as prototypes or research equip

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World Energy Issues Monitor 2018 - Perspectives on the Grand Energy Transition

This report covers the World Energy Council’s ninth annual survey of key challenges and opportunities faced by energy leaders in managing a robust energy transition.

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The Future is Blue Future - Markets in Marine Economy

By 2040, the global demand for energy will increase by more than 50 percent compared to 2010, despite continuously increasing energy efficiency.

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