World Class Manufacturing Research
We innovate and offer complete solutions to the high value manufacturers, government organisations and their supply chain to improve their competitiveness and long-term sustainability.
Manufacturing at Cranfield University is unique in its multi-disciplinary approach that brings together expertise in the areas of design, technology and management. We research and innovate solutions across the whole life cycle of high value products and services.
We link fundamental materials research with manufacturing to develop novel technologies, achieve step change in existing technology performance and improve the science base of the manufacturing research.
Our world-class research facilities are near industry scale and are available for exploring novel technologies and processes. As a recognition of our manufacturing research quality we are leading two EPSRC Centres for Innovative Manufacturing in Ultra-Precision and Through-life Engineering Services, and are a major partner in the EPSRC Centres for Innovative Manufacturing in Composites and Industrial Sustainability.