Advanced Forming Research Centre


  • Sun


    The University of Cambridge

    ICTP is where the world’s leading researchers share their most important advances, where theory meets advanced practice and where the insights of the most experienced practioners become the inspiration for the next generation. 

    The AFRC will be attending this conference.

  • Wed

    Venturefest 2017

    Glasgow Science Centre

    Venturefest Scotland is a national, business innovation summit designed to help high-growth Scottish SMEs and ambitious early-stage companies to grow through innovation. 

    Taking place on Wednesday 20 September 2017 at the Glasgow Science Centre, the event connects business owners, entrepreneurs, investors and innovators and provides a platform for growing companies to find the tools, advice, funding and contacts they need to take their businesses to the next level. 

    Registration is free and any aspiring Scottish company – in any sector – is invited to attend.  

  • Thu

    Question of Science

    Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow

    Scotland is known for its leadership in technology and innovation. This evening will explore the rich and exciting territory of big data in medicine, led by our wonderful speaker Professor Andrew Morris. Welcome to our annual Question of Science dinner and quiz, where we’re shining a light on Scottish innovation, precision medicine and big data. To book please call 0141 420 5005.  The AFRC will be in attendance at this event.

  • Tue

    Gear Expo 2017

    Columbus, Ohio

    Gear Expo, a show which specialises in drive technology, continues to grow and serve thousands of drive technology experts and power transmission professionals.  Gear buyers, end users, manufacturers, and engineers from many industries come to network, build relationships, discover and apply innovative technology that sets up their businesses to grow market share and expand product lines.

    The AFRC will be exhibiting at booth 124.

    For more details, visit the Gear Expo website.

  • Tue

    SMAS Future Manufacturing Conference 2017

    RBS Conference Centre, Gogarburn, Edinburgh

    With manufacturing at a crossroads of challenges and opportunities, how will these smart technologies give your business competitive advantage, improve productivity, shorten product development cycles and produce products as efficiently and cost effectively as possible?  What will it mean for your workforce as the number of routine jobs decrease, while the number of higher value jobs grows?  And how do you create and evaluate the business case for investment?  This conference aims to provide answers to these questions.  

    The AFRC will be exhibiting at this event.  

    To register, click here.

  • Fri

    IMechE Scottish Region Annual Dinner 2017

    Radisson BLU Hotel, Glasgow

    Take the opportunity to entertain clients, network with new contacts and reward staff at this Dinner.  Almost 300 engineers attended the 2016 event, celebrating with industry partners in a luxurious environment.  Join them this year to make sure you're in the right position to build on your company's success. The AFRC will be in attendance at this dinner.

  • Wed

    Advanced Engineering 2017

    National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham

    The UK's largest annual gathering of advanced engineering professionals.  Connecting the entire supply chain of the UK’s advanced engineering industry with R&D, design, test, production & procurement from OEMs & top tier industry players in a two-day free to attend exhibition & high level conference.

    To register for this free event, click here.

  • Wed

    Gears 2017

    AFRC, Inchinnan

    The British Gear Association is the UK Centre of Technical Excellence for gear design, manufacture & application technologies. The Annual technical awareness event is the leading conference for the gear industry in the UK and this long running seminar is considered an essential event for manufacturers, distributors and academics involved in the UK gears industry.

    Gears 2017 provides an outstanding forum to generate discussion and share ideas with others on all aspects of power transmission technology, commercial interests and the future of manufacture within the UK. With papers crossing the borders from renewable energy, design software, defence and technical notes, there should be something of interest for everyone.

    In addition to the cutting edge lectures and speeches from pre-eminent experts there will be plenty of opportunities to network with the leading gear companies, manufacturers, distributors and academics. This will be your chance to discuss challenges and promote your interests to like-minded people.

    Click here for more information.