ocean robots

Robot submarine trails underway in Scotland to develop enhanced autonomous platforms for future Net Zero Oceanographic Capability

Engineers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have returned to Loch Ness in Scotland for the latest trials of new, state-of-the-art robot submarines that will be a central part of the future net zero oceanographic research infrastructure.

Call for abstracts opens for the Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase 2021

Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase promotional image

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is calling for abstract submissions for this year’s Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS 2021) which is scheduled to take place from 9–11 November.

Wight Ocean joins the NOC’s Innovation Centre to deliver DASA project

Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

The NOC’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre has partnered with start-up company Wight Ocean Ltd on a successful proposal into the UK’s Defence and Security Accelerator’s (DASA)

Registration opens for the NOC’s Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase 2019

Registration is now open for the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS) 2019, which will take place from 12–14 November at the NOC’s waterfront site in Southampton.

NOC at the Bluedot Festival

Plankton Poo Pinball

Scientists and engineers from the National Oceanography Centre are bringing ocean robots and plankton poo games to this years Bluedot Festival, situated at the Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire.

Royal Navy supports successful trials of new underwater micro-robots

A submarine glider ready for deployment (front right) with HMS Enterprise in the background (Photo: NOC)

An innovative marine robot, called ecoSUB, has been successfully trialled off the Orkney Isles in northern Scotland during a marine robot demonstrator mission co-ordinated by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC).

Programme announced for the NOC Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase 2018

The full programme has been announced for the NOC Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS) 2018, taking place from 13-15 November at the NOC’s waterfront headquarters in Southampton.

MATS 2018 promises to be the biggest showcase of its kind to date, with a record number of expert speakers and a wide range of exhibitors lined up.



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