Overview of UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems TAS Hub
The TAS programme is a major £33M UKRI/SPF investment Community-led, result of the EPSRC Big Ideas Challenge
The TAS programme is a major £33M UKRI/SPF investment (Community-led, result of the EPSRC Big Ideas Challenge)
Consists of the hub (£11.7M, £4M is to be dedicated to pump-priming projects) will coordinate seven research nodes (£3M each)
The TAS Hub has three core objectives:
- Coordination and collaboration: to build a coherent, interconnected and multidisciplinary UK research community around the theme of Trustworthy Autonomous Systems
- Creativity and multi-disciplinary: to invest at scale in world-leading creative and adventurous fundamental research into the technical, social and ethical challenges surrounding Trustworthy Autonomous Systems, drawing on diverse approaches from across disciplines.
- Advocacy and engagement: to establish a UK focal point for active engagement with key stakeholders including wider academia regulators, policy makers, industry, businesses, Non-Governmental Organisations and the public.
TAS Hub Programme Structure
Research Programmes complement and integrate the nodes’ research.
- Agile Programme
- Integrator Programme
- Grand Challenge Programme
- Pump Priming Programme
Advocacy & Engagement
- Public and Creative Engagement
- Adopter Engagement (users, stakeholders etc)
- Policy Engagement
Skills “training programmes and openly available resources for broader upskilling and reskilling in TAS.”
- TAS Doctoral Training Network
- Industrial Internships & Fellowships