TATA's Warwick centre boosts UK manufacturing
- Published: Monday, 28 October 2013 09:55
- Written by University of Warwick
Warwick Manufacturing Group's (WMG) partnership with TATA Motors is a great example of how university and business collaboration can generate economic growth in the UK.
The collaboration has brought inward investment into the country and boosted Britain’s manufacturing base with new jobs, facilities and skills.
TATA’s European technical centre at WMG has produced a design and technical concept for the city car of the future.
Director of the WMG Prof. Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya highlighted the unique nature of the partnership, commenting “where else can you see a car designed in the university environment and designed for the mass market?”
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Partnership will support spin-out companies, helping them obtain finance, expertise, and accelerating rate at which innovations are able to be commercialised.
Recycling Technologies Ltd was established to develop an idea originating at the University of Warwick to convert mixed waste plastic into a chemical feedstock.
University spin-out, Medherant, is developing the world’s first ibuprofen pain relief patch, based on research conducted at the University of Warwick.
Rolls-Royce has enjoyed a long relationship with the University of Warwick, sponsoring selected employees to complete part-time Masters’ Degree programmes.
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Collaboration between Mayridge Ltd and WMG’s dedicated SME team at the International Institute for Product and Service Innovation.
The University Of Warwick's School Of Engineering is working with local firm Converteam on research into silicon carbide