Supporting the gas industry since 1863
Date26th April 2018
Time16:00 - 20:30
VenueAPEX Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh
Price Free (Members) Free (Non-Members)
All prices exclude VAT

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APEX Grassmarket Hotel 31-35 Grassmarket Edinburgh EH1 2HS

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A Scottish Section event
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Robotics: Utilities and Beyond

Robots that can learn, adapt and make decisions will revolutionise our economy and society over the next 20 years. They will work for us, beside us, assist us and interact with us.

Join the IGEM Scottish Section and the IET Scotland South East Network for a look at robotics development, covering academic research through to practical applications in the utilities industry.

This event will feature speakers from:

  • Edinburgh Centre For Robotics
  • Synthotech
  • ULC Robotics


The Edinburgh Centre for Robotics is leading in the UK effort to realise its industrial potential in this revolution, by producing a new generation of highly skilled researchers, trained to take a central role through technical skill coupled to industry and market awareness.

Synthotech are a a leading British engineering business, focused on leading the way in providing innovative engineering solutions to the gas industry. Their Tier One Replacement Service (TORS) is a major development in gas mains replacement.

ULC Robotics is revolutionising the way utility and industrial companies inspect and maintain their infrastructure through the research, development and deployment of robotic systems, inspection systems and UAVs.

Registration opens at 17:00 with the event beginning at 17:30. 

Exhibition opportunities are available, for more information please email

Prior to the Robotics event the Scottish Section will host their AGM, starting at 16:00. All IGEM members are invited to attend.

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