MICG to mark official launch of £18.27 million SIPF project at Ceramics UK

The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group (MICG) will be showcasing its work to place the region centre stage within the global advanced ceramics sector at a key event. Members of the consortium are heading to Ceramics UK at the NEC to introduce the start of its research project, which is set to create thousands of jobsContinue reading “MICG to mark official launch of £18.27 million SIPF project at Ceramics UK”

Award win for MICG’s multi-million pound SIPF project  

A consortium of industry and academia that successfully secured £18.27million in government funding for the advanced ceramics sector in the Midlands has been recognised with an award. The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group (MICG) attracted investment through UK Research and Innovation’s flagship Strength in Places Fund (SIPF) to create a world-leading research and development programme. TheContinue reading “Award win for MICG’s multi-million pound SIPF project  “

Key appointments take Midlands’ multi-million pound SIPF programme forward

Key appointments have been made to drive forward a multi-million pound collaboration, which is working to put the Midlands region at the heart of the global advanced ceramics industry. Four roles have been created to develop workstreams across the Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group after it was allocated £18.27 million in government funding through UK ResearchContinue reading “Key appointments take Midlands’ multi-million pound SIPF programme forward”

MICG to promote Material STEM careers during National Apprenticeship week

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2022, Midlands Industrial Ceramic Group member Lucideon is hosting a live online panel event, ‘It’s a Material World: How Materials Science Education is Advancing the STEM Workforce.’ Taking place on Thursday 10th February at 2pm (GMT), the event will be hosted by Jeffrey Fox, Partnership Development Manager at AMRICC (aContinue reading “MICG to promote Material STEM careers during National Apprenticeship week”

£18.27 Million Investment Puts Midlands Firmly on the Map for Advanced Ceramics

Thursday 22nd July 2021 The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group has secured £18.27 million in government funding provided through UK Research and Innovation’s flagship Strength in Places Fund (SIPF), to put the area firmly on the map as a global centre for advanced ceramics. Thousands of jobs are set to be created in the Midlands afterContinue reading “£18.27 Million Investment Puts Midlands Firmly on the Map for Advanced Ceramics”

The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group Sector Report – In The News

4th May 2021 The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group Sector Report has developed a lot of interest across the Midlands and wider of the potential business and market opportunities that Advanced Ceramics holds for the region. This report was commissioned by the MICG in partnership with the Midlands Engine Economic Observatory. Its purpose is to raiseContinue reading “The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group Sector Report – In The News”

Call for Midlands Advanced Ceramics Businesses to Enter Queen’s Awards

An invitation has been issued to members of the Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group to consider entering the Queen’s Award For Enterprise. David Gage MBE, Deputy Lieutenant for Staffordshire, is appealing to members to consider the awards programme to showcase the cutting-edge technology, excellence and innovation across their businesses. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise celebrate outstandingContinue reading “Call for Midlands Advanced Ceramics Businesses to Enter Queen’s Awards”