Construction has started on a state-of-the-art Factory of the Future at Global Point in Newtownabbey led by Queen’s University Belfast, which is key to an exciting future for advanced manufacturing in Northern Ireland.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 September, 2023

A contractor has been appointed for the Queen’s-led Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC), a £100m Belfast Region City Deal project, with almost £80m coming from the UK Government.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 14 June, 2023

A £1m investment from Innovate UK will enable Northern Ireland’s Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC) to start supporting local businesses in the next few months.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 October, 2022

Developing new technologies and increasing cohesive support for innovation across all sectors of advanced manufacturing is vital for Northern Ireland to be more competitive on the global stage according to a report published today.

HVM Catapult CEO Katherine Bennett, Sam Turner, Professor Ian Greer and Professor Paul Maropoulos, Director of AMIC
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 14 October, 2022

A new partnership between Queen’s University and the UK’s High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult will reinvigorate Northern Ireland’s industrial potential through the £98m Belfast Region City Deal-funded Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre.