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Wootzano wins highly exclusive funding from Innovate UK
We were overjoyed to be awarded IUK funding, which has a 1% chance of being obtained by any applicant. The funding will allow Wootzano to continue to meet the high standards of our customers and produce exciting new enhancements to our robotic system, Avarai. Here at Wootzano, we are continuously working with our customers to ensure we produce not only the best possible technology but new and innovative solutions. In the robotic world, things can change quickly and we are truly grateful for Innovate UK for choosing our project to help future-proof our system.
Shortlist for the Insider North East Young Professionals 2022 | Insider Media
We were proud to have multiple employees selected as finalists for the Young Digital & Tech Professionals category, 2022.
FPC Fresh Awards -Innovation Excellence Awards
See this year's winners for the FPC Awards 2022.
Ingenia Issue 92 September 2022 | Ingenia
See this year's winners of the Princess Royal Silver medal. Our CEO & founder is featured on page 37.
Wootzano - AI-powered robotic fruit packer #SIFStories - YouTube
with the labour crisis in UK agriculture growing rapidly, there is increasing interest in the potential role that robotics could play across the food industry. However, with challenges in developing systems with a ‘human’ sense of touch and feel,
Dr Atif Syed - 2022 Princess Royal Silver Medal Winner | youtube
Dr Atif Syed, CEO and founder of Wootzano, has been awarded a Princess Royal Silver Medal by the Royal Academy of Engineering Find out more: raeng.org.uk/awards
Princess Royal Silver Medal Winner! | Royal Academy of Engineer
The Princess Royal Silver Medal celebrates an outstanding personal contribution made to UK engineering by an early to mid-career engineer.
Finalist for the FPC Agritech & Innovation Excellence Award | FPC Awards
The finalists for this year's prestigious FPC Fresh Awards have now been revealed. Check below to see the list of businesses.
AI on the Move 01.31.2022 | Eric Kavanagh-Inside Analysis
Artificial Intelligence is hardly new. The term was coined in 1956, though an AI winter or two would follow. That won't happen again, as AI is now officially...
Almost everything about these robots is unique, including... | Horti daily
As many countries around the world face serious labour shortages, more and more fresh produce companies are looking at ways to reduce their demand for labour, be it during harvesting or in the…
Winners of Made in the North East Awards Revealed | Invest North Tyneside
The winners of the Insider Made in North East Awards have been revealed, celebrating the best and most innovative manufacturers in the region
Robots set to take over wind farm maintenance - BIM+
Combined human and robot teams could be carrying out wind farm maintenance within 10 years and, by 2050, the maintenance could be carried out entirely by robots following successful Innovate UK-funded trials.
The human touch - Robots for completing tasks that require human senses | RoboticsTomorrow
Can a robot have feelings? Some robots are programmed to show emotion, from online artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot assistants to Sophia the social humanoid robot ...
Electronic skin gives robots the human touch | The Engineer
An electronic skin designed to give robots the same sense of touch as that of humans has been developed in the UK
The biggest deal by a British robotics company signed in the North East of England | UKSPA
Wootzano Ltd, a robotics company of fewer than 3 years, closed the biggest contract for any robotics company in the UK known to date.
AI Robots Use Vision and Touch to Pack Produce | Insight.tech
What If assembly line robots had the sense of touch? Thanks to innovative tech, they do—making digitized pick-and-pack the next big thing in fruit and vegetable processing.
Robot skin and “x-ray vision” software for surgeons among British innovations showcased to investors – FE News
– Robot skin and “x-ray vision” software for surgeons among British innovations showcased to investors
Electronic skin industry progresses as innovative products & materials make their way ... | Tech 21 Century
Innovation has become a focal point in the electronic skin industry as researchers and scientists have been developing innovative products and materials. With the development of electronic skin for the tasks requiring greater dexterity to charging devices ...
MIMRee Fully-Autonomous Inspection and Repair Mission | ORE Catapult
The £4.2m Multi-Platform Inspection, Maintenance and Repair in Extreme Environments (MIMRee) project is an ambitious cross-sector programme combining experti...
Eureka moment? Law firms report rush to patent ideas amid UK lockdown | UK news | The Guardian
Intellectual property lawyers report increased demand for services during Covid-19 crisis...
UK Innovation Strategy: leading the future by creating it | Gov.uk
The UK, along with the rest of the world, has faced exceptional challenges over the past 18 months. Our society, our economy, and our livelihoods have all been affected. In recovering from the pandemic, we must...