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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 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. Each EPSRC Centre will act as a national centre for research in its specific area and will work 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

Railway Institute takes key role in Track to the Future project

This story published on Monday 11 May 2015
The £6.5 million Track to the Future project will focus on developing switches and crossings that last longer and require much less maintenance


£850k to look at radiation damage in nanoporous nuclear materials

This story published on Friday 1 May 2015
“...a solution is to dispel defects and gas atoms so that the material is able to recover from the damage – in effect, repair itself...”


Researchers underway with best steel project for modern railways

This story published on Tuesday 21 April 2015
Institute of Railway Research leads project into new science around the nature of steel for track and wheel


Online system unveiled to pinpoint metrology software accuracy

This story published on Sunday 22 March 2015
€130,000 EU project will allow manufacturers to instantly assess the performance of their software and make the required adjustments



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