We work with industry, researchers, and government to transform the UK manufacturing sector.
A business’ first steps into a sector are always the hardest. We’re helping start-ups to scale and grow quickly in manufacturing.Find out more about our Start-up services
Our experienced teams of SME experts are here to help you transform your manufacturing business and grow your bottom line.Find out more about our SME services
Tailored support for manufacturing research and development programmes, presenting cost-effective opportunities to improve business performance.See more about large manufacturing companies
Helping infrastructure companies introduce advanced manufacturing techniques and new technologies to transform their projects.
Opportunities to apply engineering research to live industrial use cases and move it towards commercial success.
Supporting policymakers across a broad range of issues and at every level of government, helping to deliver ambitions in industrial and regional development.See more about working with policymakers
Slashing manufacturing emissions
We are enabling companies to drive down emissions each year and leading regional initiatives to decarbonise industry. Together, this will lead the way to a much greener UK manufacturing community.
Developing regional industry clusters
Our centres are building communities for industrial collaboration in areas around the country. Each facility is attracting companies in growth industries, helping to connect manufacturing companies and accelerate technological innovation.
Leadership in Manufacturing
With our broad and deep expertise, we lead the development of national and regional engineering infrastructure, with a unique position in the sector.
Creating brand new technologies
Our manufacturing experts are creating brand new technologies in the sector. We then use these manufacturing technologies to help companies to innovate in their markets.
Supply chain resilience
Turbulent international logistics are impacting global networks. We are helping the sector build from the lessons of the pandemic with more resilient supply chains.
Foresighting future technological skills
We convene experts from across areas in engineering, education, and policy to identify the necessary skills for future technologies and build systems to meet these needs.
manufacturing businesses supported since 2011
SME businesses transformed each year
of the UK’s best engineers, scientists and technicians
We’re helping to move cutting-edge research from the UK’s world-leading universities into the commercial market, supporting companies to transform the products they sell, the way they make them and the skills of their workforce.