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Projects

Our projects promote and support high quality, cross-disciplinary research and innovative knowledge exchange activities.

Our current and recent portfolio of research and knowledge exchange activities ranges from fundamental research defining and measuring communication flexibility for smart logistics, to a collaborative programme of applied research with Welsh manufacturing firms (primarily SMEs) via the ASTUTE 2020 operation and a growing portfolio of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.

Explore our collaborative activities

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Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies (ASTUTE 2020)

Embedding advanced and sustainable technologies into Welsh manufacturing through collaboration between industry and academia.

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Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies East Wales (ASTUTE East)

The ASTUTE East project strand, will address challenges in Future Manufacturing Technologies.

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Engaged Manufacturing

Researching customer engagement in manufacturing and the role of 3D Printing technologies.

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NanoMACH

Novel instrumentation for high-speed AFM-based nano machining.

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Resilient Remanufacturing Networks (Re-Run)

Creating a sustainable and resilient world by helping remanufacturers manage their supply chains.

Completed projects

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Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies (ASTUTE)

Supporting Welsh Manufacturing firms in West Wales & the Valleys

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ComFlex

Defining and measuring communication flexibility for smart logistics.

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Highways England Collaborative Lean Research Project

Principles for appropriate contracting.

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The Local Nexus Network

Building sustainable local nexuses of food, energy and water: from smart engineering to shared prosperity.

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Re-Distributed Manufacturing for Resilient, Sustainable Cities

Implications of new manufacturing technologies for small-scale, distributed manufacturing in Bristol.