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“Go anywhere” computerised canine arrives at MTC Liverpool

The Manufacturing Technology Centre has taken delivery of two agile robotic dogs as part of MTC Liverpool’s Digital Manufacturing Accelerator programme. Named Spot, the robotic dogs can climb stairs and cross rough terrain which would defeat most robots. Spot – developed by Boston Dynamics, a global leader in mobile robotics …

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MTC in top 100 apprentice employers

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre has been named in the prestigious 2020 Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list. The MTC has been listed at number 53 in a national ranking of leading employers of apprentices. The list, compiled by the Department of Education-sponsored Education and Skills Funding Agency, aims to recognise …

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Call for employers to take advantage of new apprentice bonus

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is urging companies to act quickly to take advantage of the Government’s new scheme to pay bonuses to employers who take on apprentices. The MTC, through MTC Apprenticeships based at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre in Coventry, is  offering advice to companies who want to access …

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MTC apprentice applications hit record high

MTC Apprenticeships has seen a surge in applications from prospective apprentices, with more than 700 young people looking to join the award-winning programme. Now 135 successful candidates are in a talent pool ready to be snapped up by employers who can now take advantage of the recently-announced Government scheme to …

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MTC in ‘Best Companies to Work For’ list

The pioneering Manufacturing Technology Centre near Coventry has been recognised in the prestigious “Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2020” list. The accolade recognises the MTC’s employee engagement and teamwork. The MTC has been rated number 77 in the list, and accredited with a coveted Two Star …

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MTC simulation capability recognised

The Manufacturing Technology Centre‘s advanced capabilities in simulation have been recognised by one of the world’s leading suppliers of physics modelling software. COMSOL has appointed the MTC as a COMSOL Certified Consultant, recognising its expertise and its close collaboration with the major suppliers in the simulation industry. Established in Sweden …

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UK can lead the world in global space sector

The UK has the potential to become a world-class sustainable space industry leader if Government and business work together to grasp the opportunities presented by the growth in the global and UK space sectors, according to industry leaders. Speaking at a high-powered two-day space conference at the Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology …

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Microsoft accolade for the MTC

The Manufacturing Technology Centre has won a much-coveted accolade from Microsoft for its work in the fields of augmented, virtual and mixed reality. The visualisation team at the Coventry-based MTC has been made a partner of Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Programme – one of a select group of organisations in Europe …

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MTC chief executive developing technology partnership between UK and India

Manufacturing Technology Centre chief executive Dr Clive Hickman is spearheading a drive to establish a technology partnership with India. The far-reaching link-up aims to increase trade, investment, technology and skills transfers between the UK and the sub-continent. The initiative follows the launch of the UK-India Technology Partnership by Prime Minister …

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MTC apprentice in SEMTA Skills final

A Manufacturing Technology Centre apprentice is in the running for a top award, after being short-listed for Apprentice of the Year (SME) in the prestigious SEMTA Skills Awards 2019. Christian Attewell achieved his apprenticeship training through the Lloyds Bank sponsored Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre (AMTC) in Coventry, while being employed …

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