A team of researchers is working with SME manufacturers to explore and develop viable low-cost solutions, seeking a radical approach to address the seemingly unaffordable price of digitalisation for these companies.
The vision of a smart, clean, green steel industry has come one step closer to fruition with the announcement of a new £35m initiative which will see steelmakers and universities work together on a seven-year research programme to transform the sector.
Simon Edmonds reports on the latest success stories from Qioptiq, ICoNiChem and the University of Oxford. Plus, a reminder of the support available for projects involved with zero- and low-emission vehicles and technologies.
The business park is part of the UK's Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District (AMID). It is already home to Boeing Sheffield, energy tech firm ITM Power and the University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Campus.