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Manufacturing

We help manufacturers to harness the potential of the digitally-enabled supply chain and take advantage of new materials and processes

The dawn of Industry 4.0 creates enormous opportunities for manufacturing

Huge growth in the Internet of Things, cloud computing and automation is driving industrial digitalisation. These new technologies are offering the chance to fine tune products and processes, pursue new opportunities and achieve a fully integrated supply chain. In addition, new processes and materials, like additive manufacturing and composites, offer new capabilities at lower costs, but both are largely untested.

We enable makers to improve their productivity and output quality by upskilling their staff, and helping to implement new processes and quality control techniques.

We help ensure that data flows up and down the supply chain, so businesses can make decisions with confidence. Our world-leading test and verification capabilities are helping to ensure confidence in the safety and performance of new materials and processes. 

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Manufacturer Measurement Network

Join a community of SMEs working with us to identify appropriate validation methods within their business with the aim of increasing efficiency, reducing waste and improving product quality.

Manufacturer Measurement Network

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Visualising drug encapsulation using cryo-EM

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Improving expertise in nuclear data for reduced uncertainty

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Increasing the scalability of cryogenic interconnects for quantum computing

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Working with us opens the door to state-of-the-art facilities and over 500 passionate scientists with world-class measurement capabilities.