Intelligent Automation
A multidisciplinary National Centre

We undertake research to develop powerful generic technologies for application on difficult to automate manufacturing tasks and processes, often through human-automation collaboration. This work is fundamental to secure the future of UK manufacturing.

Our Research

Working to radically improve development of automated manufacturing processes.


Focusing on research that has developed in direct response to industrial need.

Schools and Colleges

Attracting future experts and inspiring young people.


Connecting academic groups across the UK that can directly benefit the UK manufacturing industry.

With us

Join us in the exciting and fast-paced technology field.


An overview of the key activities, events and results together with a commentary on our performance and priorties as we move forward.


Annual Report 2016-17

Annual Report 2015-16

Annual Report 2014-15

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