North of England Robotics Innovation Centre

Robotics centre building

The new North of England Robotics Innovation Centre (NERC) will be a beacon for the University’s robotics and automation specialisms.

The £16 million facility is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, with additional support from Research England, and will serve as a hub for small to medium-sized industries (SMEs) looking to design, test and validate innovation in this rapidly growing area.

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A Centre of Digital Innovation

An artists impression view inside the North of England Robotics Innovation centre

NERIC is due to open late 2022.

Focus areas for the facility will include robotics for intelligent infrastructure digital automation and supply chain improvement working across a range of sectors including robotics and automation, the requirements of net zero, healthcare technologies, vehicle automation and the development of smart cities.

For more information, please contact: NERIC@salford.ac.uk