WMG, University of Warwick

An academic department of the University of Warwick, WMG is a world-leading industrial research and education group.

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WMG, University of Warwick



Leading the electrification agenda

Technology development covering the entire battery life-cycle from raw materials through to recycling, working at an industrial scale. As well as significant capability in power electronics, machines and drives, motors, charging and safety.

Developing connected and autonomous vehicles and systems

Developing autonomous and connected systems across the transport and manufacturing sectors, providing last-mile solutions and building UK supply chains.

Helping small businesses to make more in the UK

Helping small businesses increase productivity, take new products to market, de-risk and accelerate innovation, gain new skills and deliver strategic business change. With expertise in sustainable manufacturing, electrification supply chain and digital technologies.

Providing skills

The WMG Skills Centre provides expert-led, flexible and cutting-edge short courses with a mission to give people the right skills today to thrive in tomorrow’s competitive world, whether they’re in an established company or a start-up.

Global company partners over the last 20 years

Jobs saved or created over the last ten year

New products and processes created

WMG impact

A BWI report found that since 2018, despite the COVID pandemic and subsequent economic slump, the WMG SME Group have helped to achieve:

Additional Employment of 464
Safeguarded Employment of 1,629
Additional GVA of £31.4m
Safeguarded GVA of £112m

Related case studies

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Enabling Jaguar Land Rover’s successful transition to electric vehicles

The international automotive market is experiencing unprecedented levels of change. WMG’s insights are crucial to the industry, allowing companies to accelerate the decarbonisation of their production vehicles.

25 November 2021


Anti-microbial poles for public transport could help in future pandemics

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic many people have been hesitant about taking public transport. In part, this is due to the potential risk of picking up germs from areas travellers must use, such as the grab-poles on trains, buses and trams.

3 February 2022


Climbing the wall with Hausbots

With the potential to save thousands of lives, speed is essential. Hausbots identified a potential bottleneck in their product development: compliance with international regulations on radio frequency emissions.

3 February 2022


Key role in Driving the Electric Revolution

The UK is planning to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, with 78% of the reduction in carbon emissions planned for 2035. Such an ambitious target calls for radical restructuring of all forms of transport.

3 February 2022


Leading the Ventilator Challenge

On the 16th of March 2020, the Government asked UK industry to support the NHS in its fight against COVID-19. The VentilatorChallengeUK (VCUK) Consortium, led by the HVM Catapult’s outgoing CEO Dick Elsy and made up of more than 33 businesses from the aerospace, automotive and medical sectors, came together at speed to build medical ventilators.

3 February 2022

Contact us

If you have any questions we’d like to hear from you. Whether you’re interested in working with us or would simply like to know more about the WMG, don’t hesitate to get in touch.


WMG (Head Office)
International Manufacturing Centre
University of Warwick

02476 524 871


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