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ASTUTE 2020

The team of world-class academics and highly qualified technical experts will collaborate with industry to address manufacturing challenges to develop sustainable, higher value goods and services for the global market.

The ASTUTE 2020 (Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies) operation has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government and the participating Higher Education Institutions.


Cabinet Secretary Mark Drakeford said:

“I’m delighted that EU funds are helping Welsh businesses to improve productivity by exploiting the expertise within our highly acclaimed academic institutions and adopting leading-edge technologies to achieve commercial success and growth in our economy.”

  • METal - Environmental Issues

    METal - Environmental Issues

    24/07/2017

    With focus on the environment ever increasing and legislation rapidly changing it is becoming more important to understand the influence industry has on the environment. This course provides an education into current legislation and the influence industry is having on the environment.
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    METal - Manufacturing Technology

    METal - Manufacturing Technology

    04/07/2017

    The manufacturing technology course provides an overview of common manufacturing techniques and methods as well as covering some of the technical aspects associated with these techniques.
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    ESTnet - Wales Technology Awards 2017

    ESTnet - Wales Technology Awards 2017

    22/06/2017

    The Wales Technology Awards 2017 ceremony will be held at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay on Thursday 22 June 2017.
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    Insider Media - Future of Manufacturing in Wales Breakfast 2017

    Insider Media - Future of Manufacturing in Wales Breakfast 2017

    07/06/2017

    Insider would like you to join them for an Insider breakfast event as they debate the future of manufacturing in Wales.
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    Digital Transformation, The Pragmatic Approach to Industry 4.0 Implementation, Productivity Boosts & Quick Wins

    Digital Transformation, The Pragmatic Approach to Industry 4.0 Implementation, Productivity Boosts & Quick Wins

    25/05/2017

    An opportunity to share how digital technologies already have / could transform ways of working. With examples from real-life business solutions such as at Tata Steel. People will share insights, through presentations, demonstrations, and some opportunities to try solutions
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    Welsh Companies can Capitalise on Academic Expertise in Industry 4.0

    Welsh Companies can Capitalise on Academic Expertise in Industry 4.0

    25/05/2017

    Welsh companies have the opportunity to learn from the experience gained on ‘what worked’ and ‘what did not work’ during Uni-Pol’s journey to Industry 4.0 through collaboration with ASTUTE 2020.
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    Join the ASTUTE 2020 Team - Project Officer

    Join the ASTUTE 2020 Team - Project Officer

    19/05/2017

    An exciting opportunity to work with leading academic experts in close collaboration with industry, developing impactful, state-of-the-art research-based solutions to the real world problems facing advanced manufacturing businesses and their supply chains throughout West Wales and the Welsh Valleys.
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    METal - Joining of Sheet Steel Products

    METal - Joining of Sheet Steel Products

    16/05/2017

    Joining methods are widely used throughout manufacturing. This course offers an education in the principles of a broad range of joining techniques are covered in this course including welding, riveting, fasteners and adhesives.
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    Join the ASTUTE 2020 Team - Senior Administrator

    Join the ASTUTE 2020 Team - Senior Administrator

    15/05/2017

    The ASTUTE 2020 (Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies) operation has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government and the participating Higher Education Institutions.
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    Swansea University - Year in Industry

    Swansea University - Year in Industry

    03/03/2017

    The College of Engineering at Swansea University runs a Year in Industry placement scheme. It is a valued scheme for our students who get a chance to be trained as better engineers.
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