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Growing Autonomous Mission Management Systems

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This is a £9.1M project funded by the RGF of BIS aiming to develop new technologies and supply chain of knowledge and skills through the local SMEs to the prime, BAE Systems in this high-tech area. Activity in the programme will receive £4.42m of RGF funding and £4.6m of in kind contribution from the industrial and academic partners.

Layperson's description

The programme will build on existing academic and manufacturing competencies to create a competitive sub national capability in Autonomous Systems. Autonomous systems are technology based solutions for replacing humans in tasks that are mundane, dangerous and dirty, or detailed and precise across sectors including aerospace, nuclear, automotive and petrochemicals. GAMMA will deliver sustainable economic growth and high value employment within manufacturing and science prioritised sectors by developing autonomous systems technologies for commercial applications in a partnership between businesses and academia.
Effective start/end date1/10/1230/09/14