Robotics contest entries up over 50%

Industrial automation expert FANUC UK has reported a 53% year-on-year increase in the number of young people applying for the WorldSkills UK Industrial Robotics competition. A record 80 young people have registered to take part in the 2024 initiative, which aims to give students and apprentices the chance to learn key robotics programming and operating skills with help from FANUC experts. This is a significant increase on 2023, which attracted 52 applicants. The first stage of the competition will see contestants work in pairs to take on a simulated entry-stage task using FANUC’s ROBOGUIDE system.

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