A world-class centre for advanced manufacturing. Open to manufacturers of all sizes.

The AMRC is a network of world-leading research and innovation centres working with advanced manufacturing companies around the globe. We transform industrial and economic performance by making step changes in productivity, increasing competitiveness, developing new products and processes and training new talent and skills.

Our 100-plus industrial members range from global giants like Boeing, Rolls-Royce, McLaren Automotive, BAE Systems and Airbus to small companies.

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Our work with the AMRC is on track to save BAE Systems millions of pounds in capital and operational costs over the coming years.

Austin Cook, BAE Systems

Correcting CAD models for SLM build defects

The Design and Prototyping Group (DPG) at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has successfully investigated methods of correcting CAD models for selective laser melting (SLM) build defects as part of the Symbionica project. The Symbionica project aims to develop a reconfigurable machine for the hybrid additive and subtractive manufacturing of next generation fully personalised bionics and smart prosthetics.

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