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EPSRC Reference: GR/R67507/01
Title: University of Bath - Innovative Manufacture Research Centre
Principal Investigator: Burrows, Professor C.R
Other Investigators:
Tilley, Dr DG Bramley, Professor A Owen, Dr G
Culley, Professor S Mileham, Professor A Medland, Professor AJ
Busby, Dr J
Researcher Co-Investigators:
Project Partners:
Accentus Medical Adiuri Systems Ltd Airbus Group Limited
BAE Systems BMT Group Ltd (UK) Bobst Group UK and Ireland Ltd
Boothroyd Dewhurst Inc Bradman Lake Ltd British Engineering Manufacturers Assoc
Catalyst Venture Partners Ltd Clares Merchandise Handling Equipment CPC Packaging UK Ltd
Crest Flexible Packaging Ltd DaimlerChrysler Delcam International plc
Devonport Management Ltd Dyson Ltd and Dyson Technology Ltd Erlson Engineering Ltd
GKN Glacier Vandervell Hanatek Ltd
HSE NII Image Scan Holdings Konica Minolta Business Solutions UK
Lasercomb Dies Lynx Technic Ltd M-Real UK Ltd
Manor Bakeries Ltd Marden Edwards Ltd North Bristol NHS Trust
Processing & Packaging Machinery Associa Renishaw Rolls-Royce Plc (UK)
Rotork Controls Ltd Royal British Legion Industries Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Sandiacre Packaging Machinery Ltd Securistyle Ltd Ships Support Agency
Smearcheck Ltd Smithers Pira Southwest Manufacturing Advisory Service
St Michaels Hospital Tata Steel TUV Product Service Ltd
TWI Ltd UK Council for Electronic Business University of Bristol
University of Nottingham Volkswagen Autoeuropa VT Shipbuilding Ltd
Wessex Water Ltd
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Organisation: University of Bath
Scheme: IMRC (Pre-FEC)
Starts: 01 October 2001 Ends: 30 September 2006 Value (£): 3,900,000
EPSRC Research Topic Classifications:
Design & Testing Technology Design Engineering
Design Processes
EPSRC Industrial Sector Classifications:
Manufacturing Food and Drink
Healthcare Energy
Information Technologies No relevance to Underpinning Sectors
Related Grants:
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Summary on Grant Application Form
The Bath IMRC will conduct high quality research into the design, manufacture and management of processes, machines and systems with a particular emphasis on responsiveness and agility within manufacturing. In doing this the centre will continue to pursue existing programmes that are considered to be excellent and develop new areas of industrial interest as well as encouraging an element of blue-sky researchA list of the current grants is appended.
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