“Cranfield University is playing a unique role in the advancement of transformational research, innovation and excellence in manufacturing.

“Our multi-disciplinary approach and strategic partnerships with global brands bring together world-class expertise in design, technology and management. We integrate fundamental materials science research with real world manufacturing processes, developing the technologies, systems and solutions (Technology Readiness Level 1-6) of the future, in diverse sectors, such as aerospace, automotive and defence.

“Our long and productive collaborations with more than 1500 businesses and governments give us an unrivalled insight into the challenges they face. Our postgraduate education and training programmes, designed and developed with our industrial partners, provide the cutting edge skills and expertise essential for manufacturing growth, competiveness and sustainability.

“And it’s a winning formula. Cranfield University produces the largest number of Engineering and Technology postgraduates in the UK, our learners come from 110 countries worldwide, and 81% of our research is classed as world-leading or internationally excellent.”

Professor Raj Roy, Director of Manufacturing