New Korean collaboration for AMRC

By 18 August 2011 September 2nd, 2011 Nuclear AMRC news

The University of Sheffield AMRC has signed a new collaboration agreement with Gwangju City and Gwangju TechnoPark in Korea, covering nuclear manufacturing and other growth sectors.

The partners will collaborate on

  • Technology development collaboration projects supported by the EU.
  • Joint research on Titanium and special alloys.
  • Joint research on manufacture of lightweight components for electric vehicles.

Professor Ridgway with the delegation from Gwangju City and Gwangju TechnoPark in Korea.The aim is to increase opportunities for companies from the UK and Korea to join global supply chains in automotive, aerospace and nuclear manufacturing.

The University of Sheffield AMRC is the Nuclear AMRC’s sister centre, focusing on aerospace and other high-value manufacturing sectors. Both centres are members of the new Technology Innovation Centre (TIC) for High-Value Manufacturing.

Nuclear AMRC programme director Professor Keith Ridgway signed the Memorandum of Understanding in a ceremony at the AMRC Factory of the Future.