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3rd Annual EPSRC
Manufacturing the Future Conference

23rd – 24th September 2014
Glasgow Science Centre

The conference programme will include:

  • Talks for invited academic and industry speakers

  • Exhibitions from all Centres for Innovative Manufacturing

  • Poster sessions

  • Excellent networking opportunities including conference dinner

"The current EPSRC Delivery Plan runs until March 2015.  Manufacturing the Future is one of the priority themes in the current Plan, and will have invested over £350M in manufacturing research and postgraduate training.  EPSRC wishes to solicit feedback from its stakeholders in academe, industry and Government on the current portfolio in order to develop a compelling  case for further investment in this area, and articulate some exciting the new directions for research.  EPSRC and the Manufacturing the Future Strategic Advisory Team will be present at the Manufacturing the Future conference, and will use this conference as the primary and initial forum for consultation and engagement about future strategy".




Key Dates

Call for abstracts for oral and poster presentations    3rd March 2014
Closing date for abstracts 17th June 2014
Requests for exhibition space 17th June 2014
Closing date for registration 18th August 2014
Closing date for late registration 15th September 2014

Deadline for receipt of posters
Deadline for the receipt of oral presentations

12th September 2014
17th September 2014







Please note that there will be a photographer at the event and some video footage may be taken. Images and footage will be used for internal publications, websites, and promotion of similar events in the future.

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Conference hosted by the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Continuous Manufacturing and Crystallisation and the University of Strathclyde



Conference Programme
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Late registration now open
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