Minister sees innovation at AMRC Cymru on National Manufacturing Day

The Welsh Government economy minister says AMRC Cymru is key to ensuring cutting-edge research and development (R&D) prospers in Wales.

Vaughan Gething visited the state-of-the-art R&D centre in Broughton on National Manufacturing Day. To celebrate the day, the AMRC organised a series of public tours of its facilities in North Wales, Lancashire and South Yorkshire.

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) Cymru opened in 2019 and was fully funded with a £20m grant from Welsh Government. It is the first High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult centre in Wales.

Mr Gething said: “It was great to see the innovative and exciting projects taking place at AMRC Cymru in Broughton, especially on National Manufacturing Day.

“The facility plays an important role in the cutting-edge research and development activity in the region, and Wales as a whole, and we want to see that not only continue, but prosper into the future.”…Read more