A world-class centre for advanced manufacturing. Open to manufacturers of all sizes.

The AMRC is a network of world-leading research and innovation centres working with advanced manufacturing companies around the globe. We transform industrial and economic performance by making step changes in productivity, increasing competitiveness, developing new products and processes and training new talent and skills.

Our 120-plus industrial members range from global giants like Boeing, Rolls-Royce, McLaren Automotive, BAE Systems and Airbus to small companies.

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McLaren had a revolutionary idea about how to change the manufacturing processes around carbon fibre, but we needed somebody to help us bring that innovation to industrialisation. The AMRC with their expertise in materials and manufacturing were the ideal partner to go on that pathway with us.

Ruth Nic Aoidh, Executive Director, McLaren Automotive Ltd

AI-based inspection tool for construction

A smart headset has been developed that brings together a suite of digital innovations, from augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), to artificial intelligence (AI), 3D modelling and live video feeds to provide construction operatives with accurate information that supports efficient installation, verifying and recording that it has been done correctly.

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Inspiring North West manufacturers with remote robotics
20 January 2023
A virtual reality (VR) robotics showcase has been installed at AMRC North West to hel …
AMRC tests sustainable method for rapid materials discovery
18 January 2023
A software company is using molecular modelling to speed-up the process of developing …
EMR team up with the AMRC on depot simulation tool
11 January 2023
East Midlands Railway (EMR) is working with engineers from the University of Sheffiel …
'Game-changing' potential for additive manufacturing
04 January 2023
The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) North West …

Working with the AMRC

Upcoming Events
Engineering Digital Twins in Practice
02 February 2023
The workshop, hosted jointly by the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Re …
Medical Device Innovation: Resilience, Services and Support Showcase
07 February 2023
As a community of innovators and support services, we are pleased to showcase the res …
Cyber Security for Manufacturing Europe Summit
07 March 2023
The European Cyber Security for Manufacturing Summit returns to Munich on 7th - 8th M …
Industrial Innovations for a Sustainable Fuels Future
08 March 2023
A net-zero fuels showcase event, jointly hosted by the Translational Energy Research …