UK RAS 2020 Strategy

We live in an era of unprecedented change: to our businesses, our economies and our societies. Technological advancement has become a key driver of this change. Nations and industries that participate and lead will shape the next wave and enjoy improved international competitiveness, productivity and economic growth.

Responding to this internationally recognised opportunity, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) was identified by the UK Government in 2012 as one of the Eight Great Technologies that support the UK Industrial Strategy driving efforts to rebalance the UK economy and creating jobs and growth.

In July 2014, the UK RAS SIG Steering group announced their latest report on a national strategy to capture value in a cross-sector UK RAS innovation pipeline through co-ordinated development of assets, challenges, clusters and skills.

The full report can be read and downloaded here