Following on the launch of last week’s Industrial Strategy green paper, Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has announced £15m of government grants for 125 cutting-edge R&D projects across the country.
The Composite Centre of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing has been awarded £360,000 in funding from Innovate UK to investigate the way composite material is developed for use in automotive components.
The Manufacturer's editorial director, Nick Peters, and Steven Barr, managing director of Hennik Edge dissect the launch of a green paper outlining the UK government’s thinking behind a long-term Industrial Strategy.
The Prime Minister’s Industrial Strategy is a step in the right direction towards a more collaborative future in which government will be working hand-in-hand with British industry to support their long-term interests. However, proof of its efficacy will lie in its delivery, as Caroline Milton explains.