Tharsus has been selected by Tech Nation to join the Future Fifty programme.

Future Fifty is Europe’s leading late-stage growth programme, designed to bring together, empower and accelerate the growth of the most successful tech companies in the UK. Programme alumni include Monzo, Revolut, Zoopla, among others.

Tharsus is the sole robotics firm – and the only North East-based business – in the latest intake at a time when its organic growth has seen the business develop into one of the UK’s most highly respected tech companies.

Tharsus develops software, advanced machines and robots that tackle steep automation challenges, solve tough business problems, and drive real ‘strategic’ impact for customers, helping them to gain competitive advantage in the automation age.

One of the UK’s largest manufacturers of commercial robots, Tharsus has delivered robust and progressive automation solutions for some of the best businesses around the world, including DHL, Ocado, BMW and Small Robot Co.

This work has seen it win prestigious industry recognition and attract an international customer base.

Brian Palmer, CEO, Tharsus, said: “We are excited to be part of Tech Nation’s Future Fifty cohort and look forward to joining a network of the UK’s most forward-thinking businesses. Our focus is firmly fixed on helping organisations to solve seemingly impossible problems. Our growth is testament to an approach to designing and building strategic machines that has helped our partners transform business performance, create new opportunities and disrupt industries. We are incredibly proud to be representing the many innovative companies based in the North-East, whose collective work has firmly placed the region on the map and established a cluster of businesses that are using technology to transform the world for the better.”