RAI Showcase – the UKs leading conference for innovative robotics and artificial intelligence

A unique community-led event that stimulates collaborative development for solving real world problems with RAI with a mix of keynote talks, panel sessions, collaboration sessions, 1:1 meetings and a fantastic showcase of the UK’s leading, innovative robotics and AI technologies in the RAI21 exhibition.

Event Details

25/05/2021 - 27/05/2021

09.30 - 16.30



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This year’s virtual showcase, organised by KTN, saw over 1,200 visitors attending 28+ individual sessions from more than 70 innovation and research-driven organisations. Delegates came from over 34 countries and from a wide range of industries including health and social care, finance, and manufacturing and engineering, making it the biggest and furthest reaching RAI event since it started in 2019.


  • Found out how RAI technologies have the power to improve economic resilience and quality of life
  • Were inspired by companies adopting new technology
  • Made new connections, found partners and customers
  • Uncovered RAI capability in the UK and identified individuals and organisations to help take innovative ideas forward
  • Gained insight into future trends

Read the round-up news story here, and catch up with the recordings from #RAI21 below.

Read the stories of some amazing companies creating world leading RAI innovations:

Vivan Therapeutics – Using AI to vastly improve cancer treatment on a patient-by-patient basis

Intelligent Growth Solutions – Pushing Vertical Farming Further with Robotics & AI

There is some fantastic world-leading innovation happening across the RAI industry. Sign up to our newsletter to keep up-to-date.

Connecting the UK’s growing Robotics & AI community with industrial collaborators and research-based expertise

The RAI interactive landscape map provides insight into a wide range of UK innovators developing robotics, AI and key component technologies. The map currently features exhibitors from our 2021 Robotics and AI Industry Showcase, active members of the KTN Robotics & AI Innovation Network and organisations funded by the Innovate UK Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

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