A consortium based in West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester has been granted £22.6 million from the £127 million Strength in Places Fund of the Government.
Notably, this consortium is one of the five projects that will be backed by the research and development fund. Each of these projects have been selected based on the livelihood of societal benefits and ability to accelerate regional economic growth.
Advanced Machinery and Productivity Initiative consortium
The Advanced Machinery and Productivity Initiative is a consortium of partners including the Universities of Salford, Manchester, Leeds and Huddersfield, industry, local government and the UK’s National Physical Laboratory (NPL). The consortium will use Salford’s research in autonomous and advanced robotics systems. It will provide practical and innovative solutions to key societal challenges.
“We are delighted but not surprised to have been one of the few HEIs to be selected to receive this prestigious funding; our leading role as a partner in AMPI is based on an unrivalled track-record of excellence in…