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Rolls-Royce Case Study

MICG member Rolls-Royce has invested in R&D related to oxide ceramic composites. Find out more about their work on page 19 of the MICG’s Advanced Ceramics Sector Profile, which can be found on this page.

MICG is in the news

The Manufacturer has shared the MICG’s latest news about the new Advanced Ceramics Sector Profile. You can view the article here.

New report sets out the scale of opportunity for the Midlands in advanced ceramics

A blueprint setting out the compelling opportunities for the Midlands to position itself as a world leader in advanced ceramics has been launched. Businesses and academics from across the region have collaborated on the Advanced Ceramics Sector Profile, commissioned by the Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group (MICG) in partnership with the Midlands Engine Observatory. Highlighting theContinue reading “New report sets out the scale of opportunity for the Midlands in advanced ceramics”

MICG member Lucideon helps put colour in perspective on mission to Mars

Colour Standards developed by Lucideon, a Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group member, are helping to ensure that the colours captured by the Perseverance mission to Mars are recorded to pinpoint accuracy. The swatches, made in Stoke-on-Trent, have been purchased by the Niels Bohr Institute and, in their clean-rooms, placed on a set of calibration devices toContinue reading “MICG member Lucideon helps put colour in perspective on mission to Mars”

Materials degree apprenticeship set to welcome first students

A new degree apprenticeship targeting the next generation of materials scientists and engineers is welcoming its first students this year. Co-ordinated by the Applied Materials Research, Innovation and Commercialisation Company (AMRICC) in Stoke-on-Trent, the scheme is the first of its kind in the UK. More than fifty companies – employing around 40,000 staff nationwide andContinue reading “Materials degree apprenticeship set to welcome first students”