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Horizon 2020 - Innovation Funding for SMEs Workshop

This is your opportunity to find out more on how your business can benefit from Horizon 2020 funding, with a focus on the SME Instrument and the British Business Bank. Participation is free, register your interest now!

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23/11/2017

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Image: Join the ASTUTE 2020 Team - Project Assistant / Project Officer Advanced Materials Technology (Polymers and Composites)

26/11/2017 ASTUTE 2020 News

Join the ASTUTE 2020 Team - Project Assistant / Project Officer Advanced Materials Technology (Polymers and Composites)

Applicants are invited for the position of Project Assistant / Project Officer on the ASTUTE 2020 operation in the College of Engineering, in the area of Advanced Materials Technology (Polymers and Composites).

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European Structural Funds Annual Event

European Structural Funds annual event is to celebrate the progress and achievements of the European Structural Funds 2014–2020 in Wales will be held on the morning of 30 November 2017 at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea.

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30/11/2017

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METal - Introduction to Materials Testing in a Manufacturing Environment

This course provides an understanding of the interrelationship between material properties at the atomic, microscopic and macroscopic scale which underpin the mechanical properties of metals and their alloys, polymers, ceramics and composites.

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05/12/2017

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METal - Environmental Impact & Sustainability

With focus on the environment ever increasing and legislation rapidly changing it is becoming more important to understand the influence industry has on the environment. This course provides an education into current legislation and the influence industry is having on the environment.

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06/12/2017

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METal - Introduction to CAD, 2D & 3D

This course is designed to give an overview of Computer Aided Design (CAD) using both 3D & 2D design methods. The skills learned are generic and easily transferable to any modern parametric CAD system.

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29/01/2018

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Advanced Vibration and Acoustic Measurement Techniques

This two-day Continual Professional Development (CPD) event will provide an insight into four established measurement techniques with world leaders in their respective field. Interactive workshops focussing on Audible Acoustics (AA) by AcSoft, Acoustic Emission (AE) by Mistras Ltd, Vibrometry by Polytech Ltd and Ultrasonic Inspection by Olympus will form the basis of this two-day event.

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30/01/2018

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METal - Manufacturing Technology

The manufacturing technology course provides an overview of common manufacturing techniques and methods as well as covering some of the technical aspects associated with these techniques.

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13/02/2018

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Image: METaL - Corrosion & Coatings Technology

06/03/2018

METaL - Corrosion & Coatings Technology

This course provides an in-depth understanding of the world of corrosion, the electrochemical mechanisms and methods for preventing corrosion.

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Image: Swansea-based collaboration leads to wave energy innovation

27/10/2017 ASTUTE 2020 News

Swansea-based collaboration leads to wave energy innovation

The EU-backed ASTUTE 2020 (Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies) operation led by Swansea University in partnership with Cardiff and Aberystwyth universities and University of Wales Trinity Saint David has collaborated with Swansea-based Marine Power Systems (MPS) to support the development of a Wave Energy Converter to address the challenge of extracting wave energy at a viable cost.

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Image: ASTUTE 2020's collaboration with The Aluminium Lighting Company Ltd. into the Remonte Monitoring of Lighting Columns in Service

04/10/2017 ASTUTE 2020 News

ASTUTE 2020's collaboration with The Aluminium Lighting Company Ltd. into the Remonte Monitoring of Lighting Columns in Service

Continuing from successful collaborations during the 2010 –2015 funding phase of ASTUTE, ASTUTE 2020’s collaboration with ALC aimed to identify more closely how a lighting column is actually performing in real time against its predicted level of performance.

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Image: ASTUTE 2020 in collaboration with Marine Power Systems Ltd. on their clean, Reliable and Affordable Wave Power Technology

14/09/2017 ASTUTE 2020 News

ASTUTE 2020 in collaboration with Marine Power Systems Ltd. on their clean, Reliable and Affordable Wave Power Technology

ASTUTE 2020 is working with MPS on generating suitable computational models using information supplied by MPS along with performing finite element analysis on the structure.

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Image: ASTUTE 2020 Innovative & Experimental Capabilities Showcased

13/09/2017 ASTUTE 2020 News

ASTUTE 2020 Innovative & Experimental Capabilities Showcased

On the weekend of the 9th – 10th September, ASTUTE 2020 participated in Swansea University’s Science Festival.

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Image: Highly Commended Tidal Anchor Demonstrated at Seawork International 2017

13/09/2017 ASTUTE 2020 News

Highly Commended Tidal Anchor Demonstrated at Seawork International 2017

Divemex Ltd. were experienced in maritime industries and recognised the necessity for a new type of anchor. ASTUTE 2020’s collaboration with Divemex was to determine performance parameters with particular reference to accuracy/repeatability of launch position and embedding final position of the new anchor.

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Image: ASTUTE 2020 collaboration with Calon Cardio-Technology Ltd. will enable clinical trials in the UK's first Ventricular Assist Device

17/07/2017 ASTUTE 2020 News

ASTUTE 2020 collaboration with Calon Cardio-Technology Ltd. will enable clinical trials in the UK's first Ventricular Assist Device

Calon Cardio is developing the next generation of implantable blood pumps for the treatment of advanced chronic heart failure, the MiniVAD™, Miniature Ventricular Assist Device.

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Image: Welsh Companies can Capitalise on Academic Expertise in Industry 4.0

25/05/2017 ASTUTE 2020 News

Welsh Companies can Capitalise on Academic Expertise in Industry 4.0

Welsh companies have the opportunity to learn from the experience gained on ‘what worked’ and ‘what did not work’ during Uni-Pol’s journey to Industry 4.0 through collaboration with ASTUTE 2020.

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03/03/2017

Swansea University - Year in Industry

The College of Engineering at Swansea University runs a Year in Industry placement scheme. It is a valued scheme for our students who get a chance to be trained as better engineers.

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