British Robots Turn Heads In Japan

TOKYO – Bringing British robots and robotic technology to Japan might appear, at first glance, to be a case of shipping the proverbial coals to Newcastle, but companies on the cutting edge in this increasingly important sector attracted admiring attention at the inaugural “Innovation is GREAT” event at the British Embassy in Tokyo. Eight companies from across the UK took part in the robot technology showcase on February 25th, opening a year-long campaign designed to demonstrate the depth and breadth of British robotic know-how. “This is a great market opportunity for us because Japanese are very open to robotics and…