Scottish uni developing robots for bomb disposal and nuclear decommissioning


A Scottish university will help create robotic technologies for bomb disposal and nuclear decommissioning jobs, taking humans out of harm’s way.

Heriot-Watt University’s National Robotarium is working on the project with Sheffield-based robotics software firm Cyberselves and Resolve Robotics, of Cumbria.

The project, called Tel-Subsea, is one of eleven in an £800,000 programme managed by the Defence and Security Accelerator (Dasa), a funding body which is part of the Ministry of Defence.

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Source: Energy Voice