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News   |   29-06-22

CEO Joni Rautavuori joins BP and Castrol speaking at European Robotics Forum 2022

By Alex Latimer


Dynamo conference: Engineering success

Engineering success in North East UK robotics companies, Dynamo Conference 2021 will be focusing this year on how the region has excelled, succeeded and united to overcome the challenges that the current COVID-19 pandemic has presented to us. Dynamo is an annual conference that showcases technology and digital companies in the North East. 




Digital Pathfinders: Exploring Digital Success

Paul Featonby is Director of Digital Technologies at Tharsus. He is a panellist at the Digital Pathfinders event, discussing with Caribe Coffee Co and Kielder Water & Forest Park Development Trust how they have been driving business success through digital. Not just for robotics companies in the UK, this event explores digital technology applications across different sectors in the UK.




Rise and Design: Designing our way out of lockdown

While the current lockdown has been a harrowing experience for many of us, it does represent an opportunity to create a new world, and new businesses. We've all learned very quickly to adapt to remote working, social distancing etc, and as these things are going to be with us for some time, we need to rethink how we do business....




Tech on The Tyne with Nick Martin

Our very own Digital Software Developer Nick Martin from our Digital Team is leading a machine learning event workshop He will be demonstrating how you can use machine learning to interpret the British Sign Language alphabet. He will be live coding in Python using tools like Tensor Flow and Typer to generate a working prototype from scratch.




Knowledge Transfer Network: Navigating the design to manufacture journey

Turning an idea into a commercial product is a challenge that faces many entrepreneurs, innovators and SMEs. The design to manufacture process must be given careful consideration to ensure that development costs, timelines and expectations are managed effectively.




European Robotics Forum

3-5 March will see the largest gathering of the Europe’s robotics community converge on Malaga for the 11th annual European Robotics Forum. Tharsus are sponsoring the event this year and colleagues from our Business Development and Solutions Architecture teams will be exhibiting alongside a range of major companies and organisations, including ABB Robotics, Bosch and the Shadow Robot Company. During the...




Knowledge Transfer Network

Tharsus' partnership with the Knowledge Transfer Network continues apace as we share commercialisation insights with delegates at their upcoming Innovation Canvas event.




Robotics and Automation 2019



News   |   03-02-22

Tharsus a positive force for Blyth

By Brian Palmer

A report from the Northern Powerhouse Partnership reveals that connecting Northern towns to nearby cities can boost their economies. The report highlights Tharsus as a “leading robotics company” that is a positive force for Blyth’s economy

News   |   19-01-22

Tharsus Group poised for growth under new CEO Joni Rautavuori.

By Alex Latimer

We’re excited to welcome Joni Rautavuori to our group to lead us through this next phase in our history.    Joni brings many years’ experience running complex automation organisations and scaling them in multiple territories.  His appointment represents an important point in the strategy to create a long-term sustainable future for our business as well as drive the important next...

News   |   09-12-21

UK Manufacturing Growth

By John Lucas

Growth in the UK's manufacturing sector has sped up for the second month in a row despite supply chains being squeezed, new data from IHS Markit and CIPS has shown.

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