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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 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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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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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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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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METal - Introduction to Materials Engineering

Introduction to materials provides an insight into the world of materials engineering and gives an overview of both physical and mechanical properties of different materials.

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22/11/2017

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Knowledge Transfer Network: The Future of Flight

How can the UK improve the connectivity of transport modes to seamlessly deliver people and goods from door-to-door? Where and what are the business innovation opportunities to grow the economy and a sustainable aviation industry?

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15/11/2017

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Innovate UK: Briefing - IDP14: Accelerating the Transition to Zero Emission Vehicles

The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) and Innovate UK, via the Faraday Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, is to invest up to £20 million in this competition: £2m for feasibility studies and £18m for research and development. This is to enable industry-led research into vehicle technologies that accelerates the transition to zero emission vehicles. This is the 14th competition in the Integrated Delivery Programme (IDP) series.

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08/11/2017

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Innovate UK: Introducing Innovation Loans

Innovate UK is holding a series of events around the UK to introduce a new pilot programme for innovation loans. Innovation loans will offer affordable, patient, flexible funding for later-stage research & development projects with a clear route to commercial success.

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06/11/2017

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Horizon 2020 - Wales NMBP H2020 Information Session

The Welsh Government’s Horizon 2020 Unit, in partnership with Cardiff University and Innovate UK are hosting an information session to coincide with the release of the new Horizon 2020 Nanotechnologies, Advance materials, Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing work programme (NMBP 2018-2020).

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27/10/2017

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Engineering Wales Conference 2017

As part of the Welsh Government’s Sêr Cymru initiative The National Research Network (NRN) in Advanced Engineering and Materials (AEM) hosts 'Engineering Wales.' This inaugural event is designed to enhance the voice of engineering from within Wales and promote its activities and scientific achievements during a one day event through an array of talks and workshops with the promotion of industry and academia collaboration at its heart.

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18/10/2017

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Collaborate 2017

Collaborate 2017 is dedicated to celebrating and promoting collaborative projects and partnerships across industry, academia, Government, health boards and other organisations. Bringing together representatives from across the region and beyond, the event is hosted by Swansea University, ARCH, ABM and Hywel Dda University Health Boards. Alongside the event’s high profile speakers, there will also be a series of themed breakout sessions, exhibition space and opportunity for attendees to network for further collaboration.

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17/10/2017

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METal - Arc Welding

The course provides a detailed technical description of the key arc welding processes explaining the effects of changes in welding parameters on weld quality. It provides an understanding of the weldability of both a variety of metals and the range of product grades for a given metal.

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13/10/2017

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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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METaL - Sustainable Smart Buildings

Imagine a building that can think for itself, that can continuously adapt to changes in its environment to optimize its energy and water use. In this short seminar, SPECIFIC’s Building Integration Manager Joanna Morgan, will introduce the concept of buildings that can co-exist with their environment. Jo will explore the idea of buildings that are energy positive - generating renewable energy for heat and power, conserving and recycling.

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03/10/2017

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02/10/2017

Aerospace Wales Forum Autumn Newsletter 2017

Read the latest edition of Aerospace Wales Forum Autumn Newsletter, we hope you find it both interesting and informative.

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METal - The testing of Fabricated Assemblies

This three-day course details the scientific background associated with the destructive and non-destructive testing techniques currently deployed for metal, ceramic, polymer and composite assemblies, in a variety of market sectors.

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27/09/2017

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Autolink 2017 - Automotive Futures

Venue: Cardiff City Stadium Organised by the WAF and supported by Industry Wales and the Welsh Government, this year's Autolink event looks at the trends in automotive with the technologies and products required to meet the needs of future mobility.

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26/09/2017

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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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Swansea Science Festival 2017

Making science fun for all the family! Swansea University is to showcase its inspiring and diverse research as it launches a brand new, free, science festival, the largest event of its kind in Wales. The festival will be on 8th-10th September and is in partnership with the National Waterfront Museum. A full programme of events has been launched, revealing diverse topics such as dinosaurs, levitation, Star Wars, maggots and particle physics in sport, are amongst the highlights in store for visitors.

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08/09/2017

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METal - Additive Manufacturing Taster Session

This Session will give an overview of the current status of AM, and then Focus on Laser Powder Bed Fusion systems, with a practical introduction to the software (CAD to slicing) and hardware at Swansea University.

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05/09/2017

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03/09/2017

Senior Scientific Advisor for Innovative Materials, Processing and Numerical Technologies (IMPACT)

The College of Engineering at Swansea University are looking for a highly motivated and experienced academic/industrialist to join the Centre of Excellence for Innovative Materials, Processing and Numerical Technologies (IMPACT) to chair its External Advisory Board, engage with funders and policy-makers and help shape the research strategy of the operation.

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METaL - Arc Welding

The course provides a detailed technical description of the key arc welding processes explaining the effects of changes in welding parameters on weld quality. It provides an understanding of the weldability of both a variety of metals and the range of product grades for a given metal.

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01/08/2017

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19/07/2017 ASTUTE 2020 News

Join the ASTUTE 2020 Team - Project Assistant / Project Officer

An exciting opportunity to work with leading academic experts in close collaboration with industry, developing impactful, state-of-the-art research-based solutions to the real world problems facing advanced manufacturing businesses and their supply chains throughout West Wales and the Welsh Valleys.

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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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Heathrow Business Summit

The Welsh Government and Heathrow Airport Ltd (HAL) invites you to apply* for the first Welsh Business Summit that will connect Wales based businesses ‘face to face’ with supply chain opportunities from one of the World’s busiest airports. The Summit will provide new growth opportunities locally, nationally and internationally. The event takes place on Wednesday 5 July 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm at the Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff.

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05/07/2017

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SMART INNOVATION - Expert Clinic Sessions

Come along and find out about innovation support for your business. We can help you to: invest in research and development (R&D), introduce new techniques and technologies in design and manufacturing, protect your assets through intellectual property (IP) rights, access facilities and expertise in universities and colleges

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26/06/2017

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23/06/2017 ASTUTE 2020 News

International Women in Engineering Day

International Women in Engineering Day takes place on 23 June annually. This day focuses attention on the amazing careers in engineering and technical roles for girls, and allows us to celebrate the achievements of our outstanding women engineers.

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ESTnet - Wales Technology Awards 2017

The Wales Technology Awards 2017 ceremony will be held at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay on Thursday 22 June 2017.

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22/06/2017

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Insider Media - Future of Manufacturing in Wales Breakfast 2017

Insider would like you to join them for an Insider breakfast event as they debate the future of manufacturing in Wales.

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07/06/2017

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Digital Transformation, The Pragmatic Approach to Industry 4.0 Implementation, Productivity Boosts & Quick Wins

An opportunity to share how digital technologies already have / could transform ways of working. With examples from real-life business solutions such as at Tata Steel. People will share insights, through presentations, demonstrations, and some opportunities to try solutions

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25/05/2017

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19/05/2017 ASTUTE 2020 News

Join the ASTUTE 2020 Team - Project Officer

An exciting opportunity to work with leading academic experts in close collaboration with industry, developing impactful, state-of-the-art research-based solutions to the real world problems facing advanced manufacturing businesses and their supply chains throughout West Wales and the Welsh Valleys.

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18/05/2017 ASTUTE 2020 News

Join the ASTUTE 2020 Team - Operations Administrator

The ASTUTE 2020 (Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies) operation has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government and the participating Higher Education Institutions.

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METal - Joining of Sheet Steel Products

Joining methods are widely used throughout manufacturing. This course offers an education in the principles of a broad range of joining techniques are covered in this course including welding, riveting, fasteners and adhesives.

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16/05/2017

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15/05/2017 ASTUTE 2020 News

Join the ASTUTE 2020 Team - Senior Administrator

The ASTUTE 2020 (Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies) operation has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government and the participating Higher Education Institutions.

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4th International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing

We are pleased to invite contributions for SDM17 taking place in Bologna, Italy organised by KES International in partnership with Alma Mater University Bologna.

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26/04/2017

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ESTnet - Space Technologies Exhibition

The ESTnet and Aerospace Wales are organising a conference to take place at the Cardiff City Stadium on 5 April so that companies like yours can find out how your products and services can support space exploration.

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05/04/2017

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Support and Funding for Research and Innovation: What Welsh Businesses Need to Know

Aimed at Welsh businesses looking to develop and maximise new technologies and innovations for commercial success (and those that want to collaborate with them), this workshop will deliver a range of lightning talks followed by a speed networking session to foster collaboration and exchange of information.

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30/03/2017

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Innovate UK – Accelerating Innovation in Rail R&D Competition

Innovate UK are managing a collaborative research and development competition (£8.5m) on behalf of the Department for Transport to accelerate innovation in the UK rail sector.

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29/03/2017

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What Big Data and Customer Insights can do for your Company

In the modern business environment companies are dealing with data from many sources such as emails, electronic business records, website logs, social media, production monitoring systems, product data etc. Big Data provides the tools and techniques that can be used to analyse this data and gain insights into how your customers behave and what their product demands are.

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10/03/2017

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EEF National Manufacturing Conference 2017

Join over 800 of the UK’s most influential manufacturing and political leaders who will be gathering to discuss manufacturing’s strategic challenges following Britain’s vote to leave the EU

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22/02/2017

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Improving Manufacturing through Software and Sensors: Moving towards the Smart Factory

However far along the road to Industry 4.0 your factory is now, performance can be improved through recording what is happening, and analysing that performance to identify improvements.

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12/01/2017

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09/01/2017

METal - Practical Metallurgy

This course provides the attendee with the practical abilities to carry out sample preparation and testing as well as the theoretical knowledge to interpret results.

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29/11/2016

METaL - Process Evolution in the Steel Industry

The course provides a general overview of the standard process routes required to transform raw materials into rolled steel and their respective history and evolution.

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03/11/2016

Materials & Manufacturing Academy M2A

Want to find out how the Materials & Manufacturing Academy (M2A) can help your company?

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18/10/2016

Autolink 2016

Following on from the success of previous events we are delighted to confirm that we are to hold Autolink 2016 at Cardiff City Stadium on 18th October.

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17/07/2014 ASTUTE 2020 News

Unique EU-funded Project Driving Research and Innovation Success

Unique EU-funded Project Driving Research and Innovation Success & ASTUTE Project Showcases its Support for Welsh Manufacturing.

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