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Innovative Manufacturing

Innovative Manufacturing Overview

"The future of UK manufacturing lies in adding value and innovating"

Manufacturing globally is a key provider of wealth and employment.  The UK is the world's sixth largest manufacturer by Gross Value Added, with an industry that accounts for 14-15% of Gross Domestic Product and 50-55% of exports, as well as employing three million people.

Manufacturing is also one of the primary mechanisms for realizing wealth from new technologies and is therefore critical to the UK. 

Key to manufacturing is the chemistry-using industry - a major
contributor to manufacturing and knowledge based economies.

Manufacturing has been highlighted as a priority area under Chemistry Innovation UK, and through a specialist team, offer a holistic approach to the products, processes, formulations and facilities in the chemistry-using industry – leading to competitive production of new and current products. 

Latest news

Innovative Manufacturing Mission to Singapore

19-24 February 2012 Chemistry Innovation seeks UK companies, academic...

Key announcements on Advanced Manufacturing

The Government today published its "Plan for Growth" detailing the outcomes of the...