EPSRC Centres for Innovative Manufacturing

The EPSRC Centres for Innovative Manufacturing were set up to maximise the impact of innovative research for the UK, opening up new industries and markets in growth areas. The aims for the EPSRC Centres include creating a coherent programme of innovative manufacturing research, addressing major long-term manufacturing challenges to support for UK manufacturing industries and creating a national network of expertise in manufacturing knowledge.

There were 16 Centres for Innovative Manufacturing:
  • Ultra Precision
  • Through-life Engineering Services
  • Innovative Manufacturing in Photonics
  • Liquid Metal Engineering
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Medical Devices
  • Laser-based Production Processes
  • Large-Area Electronics
  • Intelligent Automation
  • Industrial Sustainability
  • Food
  • Emergent Macromolecular Therapies
  • Continuous Manufacturing and Crystallisation
  • Composites
  • Advanced Metrology
  • Additive Manufacturing