Welcome to the MTC

Challenging the boundaries of manufacturing

The MTC represents one of the largest public sector investments in manufacturing for many years and is housed in a 12,000 square metre purpose built facility at Ansty Park, Coventry. The centre opened in 2011 and was founded by the University of Birmingham, Loughborough University, the University of Nottingham and TWI Ltd, our industrial members include some of the UK’s major global manufacturers.

We provide a high quality environment for the development of cutting edge technologies into manufacturing processes with the aim of delivering truly innovative solutions to UK industry. 

The MTC is an open access centre. We provide a flexible approach to working with companies of all sizes from SMEs to Tier 1s and large OEMs supplemented by a membership scheme which creates a collaborative research programme.


Latest News

MTC proud to pioneer National Apprenticeship Colleges

The pioneering Manufacturing Technology Centre is proud to be in the vanguard of the National Apprenticeship College programme. The £36million Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre being built next to Coventry’s Manufacturing Technology Centre is the first to adopt the National College approach.

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MTC helps HVM Catapult bring innovations to the market

New video showing how the High Value Manufacturing Catapult benefits UK manufacturing businesses of all sizes

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MTC recognised as a top apprentice employer

The Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry has been listed as one of the top apprenticeship employers in the UK, a sought after accolade for the pioneering centre. The announcement was made at The Apprentice Awards at The Skills Show at the NEC.

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"The MTC has been an excellent, supportive partner working with us on delivering virtual manufacturing capabilities, and creating immersive collaborative learning environments by jointly deploying the latest technologies in their state of the art facility."

Stuart Hetherington

CEO, Holovis

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