Empowering UK and global industries with advanced Robotics and Autonomous Systems
Work Package 1 – Components
Improving the reliability of sub-systems to ensure mission success in resilient robot autonomy.
- Robust Sensor Fusion
- Human-Understandable Confidence Metrics
- Risk-Aware Motion Planning and Control
- Modelling and Control of Complex Robotics Systems
Academic Leads: Bruno Adorno and Keir Groves
Industry Lead: Marti Morta-Garriga
Work Package 2 – Architectures
Designing resilient and verifiable software architectures for the reliable deployment of autonomous robots in demanding and long-lasting scenarios.
- Architectural Transparency
- Mechanisms for Robot Collectives
- System Aware Architectures
Academic Lead: Michael Fisher
Industry Lead: John Brotherhood
Work Package 3 – Interactions
Enhancing collaboration by addressing challenges in human and robot interactions for trustworthy and effective teamwork.
- Robots to Humans
- Humans to Robots
- From One to Many
Academic Lead: Angelo Cangelosi
Industry Lead: Kathryn Mearns
Work Package 4 – Assurance
Generating better evidence and arguments for ethical, safe, and secure design and implementation of robotics and autonomous systems.
- Evidence Generation
- Informing Future Standards
- Design for Assurance
Academic Lead: Louise Dennis
Industry Lead: David Sanderson
Work Package 5 – Demonstrators
Showcasing next-generation solutions in a range of cyber-physical environments leading to the deployment of robotic platforms in the real world.
- Requirements and Benchmarking Analysis
- Design Tool Chains
- Simulated Environments
- Cyber-Physical Mission Environments
Academic Lead: Simon Watson
Industry Lead: Matthew Goundry