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Reactions from experts: Robotics and tech to receive funding boost from UK government

Robohub ------- Yesterday, the UK government announced their budget plans to invest in robotics, artificial intelligence, driverless cars, and faster broadband. The spending commitments include: £16m to create a 5G hub to trial the forthcoming mobile data technology. In particular, the government wants there to be better mobile network coverage over the country’s roads and railway lines. £200m to support local “full-fibre” broadband network projects that are designed to bring in further private sector investment. £270m towards disruptive technologies to put the UK “at the forefront” including cutting-edge artificial intelligence and robotics systems that will operate in extreme and hazardous environments, including off-shore energy, nuclear energy, space and deep mining; batteries for the next generation of electric vehicles; and biotech and Investing £300 million to further develop the UK’s research talent, including through creating an additional 1,000 PhD places. For more in depth information click on the picture below to read the article.

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