Welcome to ASTUTE

Embedding Advanced & Sustainable Technologies into Welsh Manufacturing

ASTUTE (Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies) combines the latest innovations in advanced manufacturing from eight leading Welsh Universities, led by Swansea. This offers Welsh enterprises (based in the convergence region) the opportunity to collaborate with world-class academic and industry experts in the fields of Engineering, Science and Business to generate cutting-edge, sustainable solutions to real manufacturing problems.

Projects undertaken with Welsh enterprises are collaborative in nature which requires the enterprise to match the level of inputs provided by ASTUTE, this can be in the form of in-kind contributions based on staff costs, access to equipment, provision of materials etc. It should be noted that we do not undertake activities which may be considered as potentially displacing the private sector. Please use the contact us link above to discuss your manufacturing related issues further.

Since the start of the project in May 2010, ASTUTE has already collaborated successfully with 289 Welsh companies covering a range of different sectors.

Cambrian Printers, Commercial Director, David Lowe, describes the collaboration his company has had with ASTUTE.

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  1. 20.Apr.2015

    Printed Photovoltaics: From Materials to Manufacture

    Printed Photovoltaics: From Materials to Manufacture, is a two day workshop to discuss the challenge and opportunities for printed PV technologies, including perovskites, organic a..

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  2. 16.Apr.2015

    TATA Steel - The Innovation Triangle - Industry, Academia, Government Partnerships for Commercial Success

    This IWI event will show how Tata Steel has worked closely with government and academia to improve its technologies and operations and is a must for organisations interested in the..

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  3. 12.Apr.2015

    Sustainable Design & Manufacturing Conference 2015 (SDM15)

    We are pleased to invite participation in SDM-2015 organised by the University of Seville in conjunction with KES International. The conference will take place in Seville, in the s..

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  4. 08.Apr.2015

    Conference of the Association of Computational Mechanics in Engineering (ACME-UK 2015)

    ACME-UK 2015 will be the ideal forum for the fostering of ideas and the establishing of new collaborative research links, helping to build strong research networks within UK and at..

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  5. 27.Mar.2015

    Interested in doing a a fully funded Doctorate or Masters degree in Engineering?

    Would you be interested in doing a a fully funded Doctorate or Masters degree in Engineering? All projects are run in conjunction with companies and have an industrial and an acade..

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