Supporting R+D and Advanced Ceramics

Date posted: June 17, 2020

Midlands Engine Chairman Sir John Peace, recently met with the Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group, a consortium of businesses and academic partners who aim to make the Midlands the go-to destination for the global R&D and production of advanced ceramics.

Partners in the consortium range from some of the biggest manufacturers in the region such as Rolls-Royce, Morgan Advanced Materials, JCB and Vesuvius, through to SMEs including Lucideon, Precision Ceramics and AEON Engineering and academics from three Midlands Engine partner universities.

Sir John attended a meeting of the group in order to demonstrate the support of the Midlands Engine for such projects of regional significance. Subsequently, the Midlands Engine has been able to offer support in ensuring the work of the Group is highlighted to Government partners, as part of the Midlands Engine’s role as providing a regional voice.

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