Manufacturing Technologies

Free ticket offer for Global Manufacturing Festival

Posted on 5 Mar 2012 by

Local companies are being offered a free ticket to the Global Manufacturing Festival if they bring a business from outside the Sheffield City region to the popular event.

Businesses that purchase a ticket for the convention and trade show at Sheffield City Hall on March 22 will be able to take a partn…

EPSRC calls for research proposals

Posted on 2 Mar 2012 by

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council has called for  proposals in three critical research areas focusing on innovative production processes.

The agency has identified reconfigurable assembly systems, self-adaptive equipment, and automation and mechanisation as fundam…

University of Birmingham signs up to the Easy Access IP initiative

Aerospace components manufacturer Goodrich has achieved the sc21 gold award
Posted on 29 Feb 2012 by

The University of Birmingham has announced that it will be part of the Easy Access Innovation Partnership, which promotes new ways of transferring intellectual property (IP) to industry.

Traditionally, the link between industry and higher education has been poor – with intellectual property o…