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Mark Emerton

Mark is an Innovation Lead for Robotics & Artificial Intelligence at Innovate UK, and primarily supports the Robots for a Safer World Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund programme.

Previously, Mark worked Dstl within the MOD and specialised in Autonomous and Unmanned Systems. Prior to life in the Civil Service, Mark was a Systems Engineer at a large Defence Aerospace Electronics firm, and he studied Aeronautical Engineering at Bristol University.

Mark lives in West Sussex with his wife, baby daughter and dog.

Robotics: creating a safer world

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Three years ago we launched the £93 million Robots for a Safer World challenge, part of the first wave of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF). The challenge was to develop safer and more productive technologies for working in extreme environments, in industries such as Nuclear Decommissioning, Offshore Wind Energy and Space.

Find out about the highlights and about some of the business-led fast-start grants to robotics projects responding directly to the Covid-19 crisis.