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    • Celebrating talent without limits at the AFRC

      This week is Scottish Apprenticeship Week and its theme is ‘talent without limits.’ Here at the AFRC we are proud of our apprentice Jayne Clark, who is a defining example that there are no limits to where an apprenticeship can take you.

    • Boeing touches down in Scotland with new strategic alliance

      Boeing and Scottish Enterprise have signed a new strategic agreement, called the Boeing Scotland Alliance, that will explore opportunities to work together in Scotland, with the aim of doubling Boeing’s supply chain, which could be worth tens of millions of pounds to the Scottish economy, and creating 200 new quality jobs over the next five years

    • New national centre unveiled

      An £8.9 million centre to help companies benefit from lightweight manufacturing technology has been officially opened by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

    • The AFRC 6

      In our first ever AFRC 6, we speak to Andrew Aitken, COO at Lanner, who offers invaluable advice for firms seeking to embrace the exciting world of industry 4.0 but aren’t sure where to start.

    • National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland

      Location announced for centre of excellence. A new ‘Factory for the Future’ will be built on the banks of the Clyde. Renfrewshire will be home to the new £65 million National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland (NMIS), with the University of Strathclyde announced as the anchor university.

    • AFRC part of cross-border renewable engine supercluster 

      The AFRC is proud to announce that it is part of a £6.1 million ground breaking cross-border research and innovation ‘supercluster’ in a major four-year research project which aims to ramp up the commercialisation of new products and processes across the renewable energy sector.

    • National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland

      A new ‘Factory for the Future’ will be built on the banks of the Clyde. Renfrewshire will be home to the new £65 million National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland (NMIS), with the University of Strathclyde announced as the anchor university.