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

Prime Minister praises the Manufacturing Technology Centre's work with apprentices

Prime Minister David Cameron has paid tribute to the work of the pioneering Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry

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Productiv becomes Manufacturing Technology Centre's 60th Member

Productiv, the advanced automotive engineering company, has become the 60th member of the pioneering Manufacturing Technology Centre

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Chancellor announces £60 million to make UK world leader in Aerospace Technology

The Chancellor, George Osborne has announced £60million of new funding for the development of new high-tech aerospace technology at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry.

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"The MTC has offered me the opportunity to move from academia into commercial engineering while supporting the MTC's aim of bridging the gap between Universities and industry. The opportunity to grow personally is supported by the many training and development events available while working at the cutting edge of UK engineering."

Dr Edward Preston

Research Engineer

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