Advanced Materials

Pioneering Ideas

With a history of industry and invention, Greater Manchester remains a place of pioneering ideas.  Home to 4 major universities, numerous centres of excellence, world-class research institutes and a large and rich talent pool, Greater Manchester is a place where world-class science and research is powering and accelerating advances, innovations and commercialisation of next generation materials and textiles, feeding into multiple sectors including aerospace& automotive for the Low Carbon transport of our future, along with Energy – renewables and nuclear.

Revolutionising Industry

Greater Manchester has and remains a place of industry and impact, renowned for manufacturing and making and with a talent pool rich in digital skills and emerging technologies.  This is a place where new ideas get applied, cutting-edge materials and textiles are developed, research is translated, technology trialled, tested and implemented, advances are made.  A place rich in both research talent and specialist skills, with the networks and infrastructure required to ensure innovations and ideas are manufactured, industrialised and commercialised and go on to impact around the world.

Next generation materials and manufacturing

The home of graphene, Greater Manchester is a world-renowned centre of excellence in advanced materials and next generation textiles.  With strengths in both research and manufacturing, it is a place where world-class research continues to drive advances in 2D materials, technical textiles, light alloys and materials for demanding environments and where researchers are working with industry to commercialise applications in areas such as composites, nanotechnologies, 3D printing, sensor technologies, and robotics.

Key messages

Inventive Industry

With a history of industry and invention, Greater Manchester remains a global centre for advanced manufacturing and cutting-edge materials. A place of pioneering ideas, where world-class science and research is powering and accelerating advances in advanced materials and next generation textiles, aerospace & automotive sectors as well as renewables and nuclear on an industrial scale and with global impact. What’s invented here, is manufactured and used around the world.

Global gateway

A recognised and respected gateway to a global marketplace for advanced materials and composites, nuclear and renewables industries.  Greater Manchester is home to international businesses and global brands in aerospace, automotive, nuclear, renewables, rail, food manufacturing, sustainable construction and Low Carbon.  Businesses inventing, investing and developing in Greater Manchester and selling around the world thanks to the unrivalled connectivity, major and expanding international airport, established ecosystems and large scale infrastructure investments, like Airport City, ID-Manchester, Advanced Materials City which areopening up new opportunities to collocated with like-minded businesses in a talent-rich multi-modally connected City Region.

Modern makers, making here

With a history of manufacturing and making, Greater Manchester remains a place of modern industry and impact.  Where ideas get applied, research is translated, technology trialled and tested, advances are made.  A place rich in talent and specialist skills, where sectors converge, ideas intersect.  As well as the networks and infrastructure required to ensure innovations and ideas get made, industrialised and scaled up here.

Home to the pioneers and pioneering

A place of pioneers and the pioneering and home to numerous Nobel Prize winners.  Inventive, bold, pioneering thinking and world-class science is centred here and always has been.  4 major Universities and numerous centres of excellence attract world-class researchers in graphene and advanced materials, renewables, nuclear and new energy production.  Innovators, entrepreneurs and inventors come to Greater Manchester confident that ambitious, bold ideas are welcomed and pioneering thinking inspired, developed and tested here, gets used and impacts around the world.

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