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Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology

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Creating the Next Generation of Measurement Technology

Welcome to the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology. The EPSRC Centre is based at the University of Huddersfield’s Centre for Precision Technologies, a long-established group with an international reputation in precision engineering, and metrology research and development.

Our aim is to develop the UK’s manufacturing metrology capabilities and support economic growth in precision engineering.

We are working closely with industrial and academic partners to ensure that our research and projects will benefit the sector and ultimately lead to more efficient and accurate manufacturing processes.

EPSRC Centres are a new approach by Government and UK Research Councils to maximise the impact of innovative research for the UK, to support existing industries, and to open up new industries and markets in growth areas. There are 16 EPSRC Centres in Innovative Manufacturing and each Centre acts as a national centre for research in its specific area and works closely with industry partners to find solutions for their long-term manufacturing challenges.

EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) is the main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences.

Latest News

NPL Huddersfield success shines at Sci and Tech Select Committee

This story published on Friday 25 September 2015
“...NPL is seeking to replicate its success in Huddersfield by other forging partnerships...”

Monitoring the large-scale manufacture of stem cells

This story published on Monday 7 September 2015
“ is vital to monitor their growth so that the yield and quality are maximised...”

New ‘smart database’ aids industry with the 100s of ISO standards

This story published on Friday 4 September 2015
The ‘category theory’ database is three times faster than conventional relational databases and takes up a third of the storage space

Hudds PhD researcher wins 2015 euspen student challenge

This story published on Tuesday 11 August 2015
In just nine hours, Christian Young’s team designed and built a fully-functioning device capable of carrying out a precision 2D measurement, accurate to within 13 microns

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