What if we could design an autonomous flying robot with the navigational and learning abilities of a honeybee?

Such a computationally and energy-efficient autonomous robot would represent a step-change in robotics technology and is precisely what the ‘Brains on Board’ project aims to achieve

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We’ve found a way to turn insect brains into a far more efficient and powerful way to do #autonomy in machines – want to find out more? Drop us a line about our ODK-2! http://bit.ly/35PKFuT #artificialintelligence

Welcome to the world of ‘Natural Intelligence’ Our ODK-2 weighs only 30g, draws a few watts of power and is 4x5x1cm in size, but it enables a far more efficient and powerful way to achieve #autonomy in machines http://bit.ly/35PKFuT #AI #machinelearning

We are excited to be able to continue our research in biomimetic embodied AI with a new generation of researchers. Applications opening imminently - watch this space @SussexEASy @EngInfSussex https://twitter.com/SussexUniPress/status/1336706805343326210

Exciting #PhD opportunity with me, @Lena_Riab, Andy Trevelyan & Damon Clark on imaging insect brains: https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/imaging-the-neural-mechanisms-of-distance-estimation-in-insects/?p127841 @NeuroNCL - please spread the word!

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“Brains on Board” EPSRC Programme Grant kicks off

For the first time, researchers from four major UK research centres are coming together with their academic and industrial collaborators in London to talk about how they can create neuromorphic controllers with the capabilities of [...]

EPSRC programme grant

We are delighted to announce the recently awarded £4.8M EPSRC programme grant: “Brains on Board”: Neuromorphic Control of Flying Robots! The grant will fuse computational and experimental neuroscience to develop a new class of highly [...]

The “Brains on Board” team supports open-access publishing and aims to share and disseminate outcomes to researchers and the public alike

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Meet the “Brains on Board” Project Team, Advisory Board, and Partners.

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Research Centres

+ Sheffield Robotics – University of Sheffield

+ Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Robotics – University of Sussex

+ Department of Biological and Experimental Psychology – Queen Mary University of London

+ Department of Biomedical Sciences – University of Sheffield

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