Research & Development

Research & Development

Advanced Nuclear Research Centre

The ANRC supports the safe and efficient operation of nuclear facilities through process, risk and technical innovations. Formed in 2015, the ANRC has grown into a vibrant research centre with strong industry support and involving many academics from both Strathclyde and the wider academic community. The centre has expertise in plant lifetime extension, asset management, decommissioning and waste disposal, data analytics, non-destructive testing, material sciences and structural integrity.

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National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland is the future of manufacturing at the heart of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland. It is where industry, academia, and the public sector work together on ground-breaking manufacturing research to transform productivity levels, make companies more competitive and boost the skills of our current and future workforce. The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) is a group of industry-led manufacturing research and development facilities with a network of Partners across Scotland brought together to boost the manufacturing community.

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Advanced Forming Research Centre

The Advanced Forming Research Centre is a globally-recognised centre of excellence in innovative manufacturing technologies, R&D, and metal forming and forging research. The AFRC helps to fill the gap between fundamental academic research and industry. They help companies to turn innovative technologies and ideas into a commercial reality that will increase their competitiveness, boost their business and secure the manufacturing sector in Scotland and the UK for generations to come.

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Power Networks Demonstration Centre

The PNDC, is an industrial research centre founded in partnership by government, industry and academia. The research centre aims to help accelerate technological innovation and change at pace in the electricity industry. It has a large on-site research and development team of researchers who are producing advanced analytics. Together with input from industry and leading experts from academia, the PNDC’s researchers create the perfect collaborative environment for thought leadership and practical game-changing techniques. How they deploy these to their industry partners to deliver real business value can prove a challenge, but with Lumen this allows them to easily achieve this.

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CMAC

CMAC is a world-class international hub for manufacturing research and training. Working in partnership with industry, its purpose is to transform current manufacturing processes into the medicine supply chain of the future. CMAC is a world-class international hub for manufacturing research and training. Working in partnership with industry, its purpose is to transform current manufacturing processes into the medicine supply chain of the future.

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Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

CSIC define innovation as “change that unlocks new value”. By linking together businesses, university experts, the public sector and the economic development networks, CSIC industry-led team supports a culture of innovation that drives transformational change across the construction industry. The team assists of industry and key procurement players to build strong collaborative projects that tackle construction industry challenges, create jobs and stimulate economic growth.

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