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The UK's first Robotics Week proved to be a great success, attracting widespread coverage in the national, international and specialist media. 

RCUK statement on international collaboration post EU referendum.

Science Minister Jo Johnson has announced a £5 million challenge, to encourage UK companies and academics to develop robotic innovations.

A new era of innovation and discovery opens tomorrow when the first UK Robotics Week (25 June - 01 July) begins.

The Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills is seeking to appoint two new members to the Council of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Due to essential updates, the EPSRC website may be unavailable on Wednesday 22 June between 13:00 - 18:00 and also on Saturday 25 June between 08:00 - 16:00.

Over 1000 pieces of evidence received to support the EPSRC review of research areas

New members wanted to advise Global Challenges Research Fund.

Researchers can now create or connect their ORCID identifier in the Research Councils' grants system (Je-S)

This year the Research Councils are supporting five events at The Times Cheltenham Science Festival 2016, and there are plenty of other events and talks that will be "fascinating", as Spock would say.

16 projects are to receive a share of £17 million to bring innovative, challenge-led biotechnology concepts to market.

Cambridge researchers receive Fellowship to create a design toolkit for biomedical scaffolds.

Minister for Universities and Science Jo Johnson today announced the reappointment of Dr Paul Golby as Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Two new optical devices could reduce the need to take tissue samples during medical examinations.

Researchers have built a nano-engine that could form the basis for future applications in nano-robotics, including robots small enough to enter living cells.

Sixteen HEIs and over 40 partners to be involved in seven new projects aiming to improve complex formulation processes used in manufacturing

Phase one of the Urban Living Partnership, a joint investment by the seven UK Research Councils and Innovate UK begins

We need trading technologies to turn data assets into growth, prosperity and jobs

The Knowledge Map visualisation tool allows users to explore amalgamated views of the individual research area classifications by EPSRC Theme, Industrial Strategy and those of the Eight Great Technologies which are most relevant to EPSRC.

EPSRC is seeking applications from industrialists, academics and individuals working in the third sector and government organisations to join Strategic Advisory Teams (SATs), across the range of EPSRC's Themes.

The Government has published a White Paper that includes proposals on the future of the Research Councils.

A collaboration between NASA and the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics is preparing a human-sized robot for missions to Mars.

A new £20 million centre that will allow experts to test the entire energy system in real time has been announced.

University of Birmingham researchers develop sensors that could save on road-gritting and help councils be ready for winter.

EPSRC's Delivery Plan is published in response to the government's allocation for research investment following the 2015 Spending Review.

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