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Ceramics consortium launches first stage of major project for Midlands

Ambitious plans to place the Midlands at the heart of the multi-billion-pound global advanced ceramics industry have been set out by a consortium of the region’s business, academic and research bodies. Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group (MICG) officially launched a four-year research programme involving both industry and academia, at the Ceramics UK expo, held at theContinue reading “Ceramics consortium launches first stage of major project for Midlands”

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 members join CaSE

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”