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 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￼”
The Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) has welcomed MICG members, AMRICC and Lucideon, as organisational members. Commenting, Dr Cathryn Hickey, Chief Executive of AMRICC said: “I am delighted that Lucideon and AMRICC are now members of CaSE and that we will have an opportunity to share our expertise in materials science and join inContinue reading “MICG members join CaSE”
Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group member, Lucideon, is a finalist in The Sentinel Business Awards, in the Science and Technology category. One of the major successes in 2021 for Lucideon, which will have a lasting impact on its work and the wider Staffordshire economy, community and UK innovation overall, has been its pioneering work as aContinue reading “The Sentinel Business Awards 2022”
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”
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”
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”
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”
31st March 2021 MICG member Precision Ceramics offers a unique glass ceramic that can be machined. More details on page 20 and 21 of the Advanced Ceramics Sector Profile.
26th March 2021 Advanced Ceramics are well-placed to support international export opportunities. Find out more on pages 10 and 11 of the Advanced Ceramics Sector Profile.