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News   |   09-12-21

Tharsus speaks on robotics innovation

By Brian Palmer

News   |   09-12-21

Tharsus Year in review 2021

By Brian Palmer

2021, what a year it has been. My thanks, first of all, to everyone in the Tharsus family for your dedication and hard work in exceptional circumstances. As we look back across the year, we can see our spirit of endeavour is evident in all the work we have done. In the face of uncertainty, we have continued to deliver...

News   |   18-11-21

Tharsus paves the way for future innovation

By Brian Palmer

As the eyes of the world turn to COP26, Tharsus is named as a leading North East manufacturer “paving the way for future innovations in technology” in an article that examines the technologies that will deliver the low carbon economy.

News   |   18-11-21

Tharsus extends opportunities to local community

By Kerry Patterson

As a mark of its continued growth, Tharsus is named as one of the large local employers in a report covering Blyth’s first ever jobs fair.

News   |   18-11-21

Rolls Royce to develop mini nuclear reactors

By Dave Swan

As part of its bid to reach net zero carbon emissions, Rolls Royce has secured £405 million to develop the UK’s first small modular nuclear reactor.

News   |   20-10-21

Universal Wolf extends partnership with energy storage firm

By Alex Latimer

In a deal that boosts the UK’s green recovery, Universal Wolf our sister company, has extended its partnership with sustainable battery manufacturer Sunamp. The partnership will see Universal Wolf use its New Product Introduction (NPI) service to accelerate the production of Sunamp’s heat batteries for wider distribution across the UK and Europe.

News   |   20-09-21

Tharsus comments on rise in UK robotics

By Brian Palmer

The Telegraph reports on the rapid rise in online shopping and the consequent increase in demand for robotic warehouses. The article highlights the technological advances that have made machines more capable and includes comments from Tharsus CEO Brian Palmer

News   |   20-09-21

Green technology boosts North East economy

By Alex Latimer

The North East is experiencing a green revolution, The Guardian reports, as plans to build the world’s largest offshore windfarm at Dogger Bank promise to bring a range of economic benefits to the region.

News   |   20-09-21

Tesla to develop humanoid robot

By Dave Swan

As Elon Musk confirms that Tesla will launch a prototype for a humanoid robot next year to carry out "boring, repetitious and dangerous" work, it has sparked a debate in the UK robotics community about whether humanoid robots are the right approach for the future.

News   |   16-08-21

Tharsus named UK robotics ‘success story’

By Alex Latimer

A feature in Diginomica on the future of robotics includes a profile on Tharsus and commentary from our CEO Brian Palmer, who explored the need to develop strategic machines that provide a useful end-to-end service.

News   |   16-08-21

Tharsus drives agritech innovation

By Dave Swan

The Engineer reports on agritech start-up and Tharsus partner The Small Robot Company’s latest developments. The company’s robot, named Dick, is the world’s first non-chemical robotic weeding system for cereal crops and recently completed its first set of successful field trials.

News   |   16-08-21

Access to robotics vital says new report

By John Lucas

The EPSRC has released a report stating that access to cutting edge robotics should be made freely available across the UK to boost digital skills.

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