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Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing

Established in 2001, the AMRC with Boeing is a world-class centre for collaborative research. The AMRC focuses on advanced machining and materials research for aerospace and other high-value manufacturing sectors. All research is led by industrial partners, ensuring that work provides lasting value.


The AMRC has over 60 industrial members, from global aerospace giants to local SMEs; and employs around 200 researchers and engineers, from apprentices to PhDs. It has received numerous awards, including Boeing Supplier of the Year.

The AMRC is based in two purpose-built centres, including the landmark Factory of the Future, on the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Catcliffe.

Nuclear AMRC

Established in 2009, the Nuclear AMRC is applying the AMRC model of collaborative research to Britain's nuclear renaissance.  It combines university innovation and industry expertise to help UK manufacturers compete for nuclear contracts at home and worldwide.The Nuclear AMRC is led by the University of Sheffield with support from the University of Manchester Dalton Nulcear Laboratory. It has over 30 industrial members, including reactor providers Areva and Westinghouse, and leading suppliers including Rolls-Royce and Sheffield Forgemasters.The Nuclear AMRC is based in a new research factory at the Advanced Manufacturing Park, next to the AMRC Factory of the Future.