Materials Chemistry SIG

The aim of the Materials Chemistry Special Interest Group (SIG) is to enhance UK capability to develop and commercialise novel materials to meet future industry needs in multiple industry sectors. This recognises the importance of innovation in functional materials for UK and manufacturing industry.

Key objectives for the SIG will be to:

• Identify and develop priority areas for materials chemistry collaborative research which support UK manufacturing industry growth strategies.
• Work also with other Knowledge Transfer Networks to maximise breadth of connection with industry needs
• Accelerate development and expansion of KCMC.
• Underpin continued engagement and collaboration with knowledge intensive SME’s.

New Materials: Fundamental to Growth Presentations

After a successful event where over 100 delegates attended and speakers discussed the latest on New Materials Innovation, you can now access the presentations by clicking the link.

The UK’s pharmaceutical and fine chemical industry is accelerating development of a new generation of manufacturing processes thanks to a new £56 million medicines manufacturing innovation facility. The state-of-the-art Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (MMIC) will be located in Renfrewshire, Scotland, and led by the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) in partnership with the University of…

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KCMC is hosted at the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI)

Would your business benefit from innovative changes to the way you do things, such as:

  • New manufacturing processes, or the improvement of existing ones, or
  • New products for existing markets and/or
  • New markets for existing products and/or
  • New products for new markets?

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