Working with manufacturing researchers and academics

An opportunity to apply your engineering research to live industrial use cases and move it towards commercial success.

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Researchers in Residence

Extended visits to one or more Catapults for impactful engineering research in strategic areas.

Business-led Research

We connect engineering research directly with the demands of UK manufacturing and engineering companies.

Collaboration with Industry

We work with manufacturing companies of all sizes and across all industries to improve their performance with original research.

Experience in Commercialisation

We’ve worked with over 20,000 engineering companies to develop and scale-up new technologies and techniques ready for the market.

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Researchers in Residence

The Catapult Researchers in Residence programme is designed to enable leading academics to spend research visits in one or more Catapults. Each Researcher in Residence will undertake a strategic project aligned to a Catapult challenge area that will generate impact from research.

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UK Manufacturing Forum

The UK Manufacturing Forum is a thriving community of academics, researchers, engineers and industry representatives with a driving purpose to create a real-world impact through collaboration.

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Manufacturing partners in 2020/21

Engagement with academic institutions around the globe in 2020/21

Experts ready to collaborate on your research

The High Value Manufacturing Catapult works with thousands of researchers each year to move engineering research towards commercial success. We connect researchers with the industry insight and contacts needed to develop novel new technologies and improve the UK’s engineering performance.

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REPORT

Automotive Batteries Report Summary

A £4.8bn a year supply chain opportunity by 2030 for UK chemical and material companies

1 April 2019

Automotive

REPORT

Automotive Litium ion Battery Recycling in the UK

Based on a feasibility study by Anwar Sattar, David Greenwood, Martin Dowson and Puja Unadkat at WMG, University of Warwick

1 September 2020

Automotive

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CASE STUDY

Sharing research excellence

Every researcher has their own unique knowledge set, bringing with them ideas and approaches that could benefit the UK. That is why collaboration and co-creation remains at the heart of the Catapult Network’s activity.

3 February 2022

Large manufacturing equipment

CASE STUDY

UK Manufacturing Forum

When thought leaders are brought together, incredible things can happen. This is why we partner with the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Manufacturing to convene the single largest group of leading academics, researchers and industry representatives each year.

3 February 2022

BROCHURE

HVM Catapult: An overview

4 April 2022

Where do I start and how do I get in touch with the HVM Catapult?

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