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ASTUTE 2020+ case studies

The ASTUTE 2020+ team work with manufacturing firms across Wales. We provide a combination of short enterprise assistance activities alongside more substantial support through collaborative research and development projects.

Recent projects

Explore a selection of recent case studies illustrating the range of collaborative projects which our team has been involved in. These projects demonstrate the benefits enterprises have gained from working with us.

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Team Precision

Team Precision were seeking collaborative support from ASTUTE 2020 in gaining a better understanding of their current manufacturing capabilities and capacity and ways to identify possible improvements.

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The aim of the project was to capture data and information on the production floor to create a documented background for TPR manufacturing.

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Tidal Anchors Ltd

Tidal Anchors have developed a new novel anchor from an original idea designed for the safe, secure anchoring of marine craft in tidal waters.

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ASTUTE East assisted Ultrawave to investigate and compare the new attachment methodology by using 3D Laser Vibrometry.


The ASTUTE 2020+ operation, supporting manufacturing companies across Wales, has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government and the participating higher education institutions.