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 team take Minis across Italy for charity

A team of graduates and apprentices from the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry are recreating scenes from the classic Michael Caine film “The Italian Job” after restoring three classic Minis and taking them across Italy.

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MTC project revolutionises electric vehicle battery technology

After two years work the leading-edge project – christened EV-Lite – has produced ready-for-manufacture electric vehicle battery packs for around a third of the current cost.

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General Motors becomes latest member of the MTC

General Motors, one of the world’s largest car manufacturers, has become the latest member of the pioneering Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry.

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"The MTC has fantastic potential to shape the UK’s manufacturing future and I’m proud to be a part of that vision."

Redland Sanders

Research Engineer – Intelligent Automation

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