The SME team in the AFRC

Advanced Forming Research CentreMeet the SME team

The SME innovation and support team work as part of the AFRC’s business development team.

The seven strong group is focused on delivering practical services for companies from all manufacturing sectors with an emphasis on product and process improvement.

The team has a wealth of industrial and academic experience across many sectors in many different technical functions. Between them, they have worked in sectors such as:

  • oil and gas
  • aerospace
  • biomedical
  • chemical
  • coatings
  • medical devices
  • laser design
  • new product development

Find out more about what help is available.

The team has over 100 years of experience in manufacturing innovation and support