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Digital Propulsion: Propelling Air Travel to a Sustainable Destination

A £20 million project to develop light-weight propeller blades that will help the UK aviation sector reduce its carbon footprint and noise emissions at airports, is being carried out by composite researchers at the University...

Weaving a Way to Fusion Energy

A 3D woven composite component, capable of withstanding extreme temperatures inside a fusion nuclear reactor, is being developed at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in collaboration with the United Kingdom Atomic...

Award-Winning AMRC Apprentices Fly out to Boeing

Two model apprentices, who won big at the University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre’s annual awards, have returned from the trip of a lifetime touring Boeing’s state-of-the-art factories in Portland and Seattle.

Mary Stickland and...

AMRC Inspires Next Generation of Female Engineers

More than 100 schoolgirls from across the Sheffield City Region have now been shown the huge potential of a career in engineering thanks to the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre’s (AMRC) #AMRCtribe campaign....

Kordsa and AMRC to Develop New Advanced Composite Technologies

A global player in the tyre and construction reinforcement markets has teamed up with the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) to develop new advanced composite technologies.

A high-level delegation from Kordsa, which...

Join the KPMG-Axillium Innovation Alliance at their Sheffield Event

In collaboration with the Sheffield City Region, the KPMG-Axillium Innovation Alliance invites you to join with innovators, industry & government at the AMRC Knowledge Transfer Centre on November 27th  from 09.30 to 16.30.

The aim...

Satellite System Getting Ready for Launch

A former soldier in the Parachute Regiment has taken a giant leap towards creating a novel launching system using balloons to put satellites into space following a collaboration with design engineers at the University of...

Hang Glider Design Takes ‘First Step Forward’ in Years

Hang glider design could take its first significant step forward in two decades, thanks to a collaboration between the UK’s only manufacturer of the aircraft and the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC)....

Award Success for AMRC Apprentice

A self-confessed teenage tearaway who turned her life around with an engineering apprenticeship has made the finals of the National Apprenticeship Awards. 

Ambition, aspiration and confidence were not words that featured heavily in 20-year-old Rebecca...

CGI Movie Technology used to Create Industry 4.0 Digital Operating Theatre Demonstrator

Technology which could ‘advance patient care and improve patient safety’ during surgery, has been developed at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).
Project engineers Sam Hyde, Jonathan Gomez, Liam Overett, Ross...

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