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EPSRC Reference: EP/E001769/1
Title: Innovative Manufacturing Research Centre Renewal
Principal Investigator: Gregory, Professor Sir M
Other Investigators:
O'Neill, Professor W Probert, Mr D Moultrie, Dr J
McFarlane, Professor D Platts, Dr KW
Researcher Co-Investigators:
Project Partners:
2020 Insights LLP A N D Software Ltd BAE Systems
BOC BT Carl Zeiss
Ford Motor Co GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) Integrated Materials Technolog
Rolls-Royce Plc Unilever University of Cambridge
University of Trinidad and Tobago Yamazaki Mazak UK Ltd
Department: Engineering
Organisation: University of Cambridge
Scheme: IMRC
Starts: 01 October 2006 Ends: 31 January 2012 Value (£): 7,376,564
EPSRC Research Topic Classifications:
Manufact. Business Strategy Manufact. Enterprise Ops& Mgmt
EPSRC Industrial Sector Classifications:
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology Manufacturing
Aerospace, Defence and Marine Transport Systems and Vehicles
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IMRC will engage in a broad range of research topics that will benefit a wide range of industrial sectors. Research will cover:- new manufacturing technologies that are capable of providing higher productivity and lower costs; advanced industrial photonics that are seen as key enabling technologies for 21st century manufacturing operations; control and automation at the system and machine level; strategy and performance measures essential for developing efficient manufacturing operations; an examination of innovation developments and technology take-up; design methodologies; and research into the economics and policies the are likely to influence the development of manufacturing operations through the 21st century.
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