Academia: UK manufacturing’s catalyst for growth

The role of academia in the future of UK manufacturing has been reinforced by the government’s industrial strategy, which places universities and research centres at the heart of the bid for greater productivity and competitiveness.

At the recent Smart Factory Expo in Liverpool, Editorial Director Nick Peters spoke to Professor Tim Minshall, Director of Cambridge University’s Institute for Manufacturing, about the role he and his team can play in improving UK manufacturing’s performance.