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UK to underwrite unmanned marine science programmes post-Brexit

29th March 2019 - 10:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


The UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has said that any ongoing robotics projects it has with European partners will be underwritten by the UK government should Brexit result in access to key programmes or funding being brought to a halt.

The centre is working on a number of programmes at present, including one designed to improve European capabilities in the use of UVs for marine science purposes.

The NOC has been intertwined with Europe’s robotic industry and is a member of the European Marine Board (EMB). Formed originally as a board of the European Science Foundation, the EMB has since

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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