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Cambridge to host new smart manufacturing R&D centre

13 Dec 2016
Engineering consultants TWI and Lancaster University have collaborated to build a research and development centre for smart manufacturing systems in Cambridge. 

The 4.0 Innovation Centre will cater to the aerospace, automotive manufacture, oil and gas, energy and nuclear industries. 

Professor Stephen Decent, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Enterprise at Lancaster University, said: “This exciting new partnership with TWI will deliver the world-leading science, innovation and skills necessary to put the UK in the centre of the fourth industrial revolution.”

The centre will be owned by Lancester University but will be based at a TWI facility in Cambridge. 

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