Research Capabilities

AMIC is delivering internationally recognised capability that safeguards the future of the NI manufacturing base. It provides the professional environment for companies to adopt research ideas, direct their own research programmes and access equipment and expertise for new product and process development in a way that de-risks their investments and innovations.  


We are providing high-quality innovation support to manufacturing and advanced engineering industry by bringing together world-class academic expertise, advanced industrial practice from commercial partners and the specialist facilities needed to execute innovation R&D projects in our target industry sectors.

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AMIC is underpinned by research excellence and academic expertise from Queen's University Belfast and Ulster University. The outputs of this research will contribute to the pipeline of new technologies coming through AMIC for testing and application to the low carbon and circularity challenges facing NI manufacturing. 

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