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Andrew Tyrer Head of Enabling Technologies

Andrew Tyrer

Head of Enabling Technologies at Innovate UK. Andrew manages a team of Innovation Leads in: Creative Economy; Design; Electronics, Sensors and Photonics and; Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. He joined Innovate UK to run an Innovation Platform in Network Security. Before joining Innovate UK, he worked for Serco Science, managing business development in NPL’s Enabling Metrology Division and, previous to that, their Technical Services Division.

Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: developing robots for extreme and hazardous environments

Robotic hand machine tool at industrial manufacture factory

Are robots really on the rise and threatening to take over? Some people will have you believe that robots will replace huge numbers of traditional jobs currently done by humans over the next few decades. That we’ll effectively be made …