NMIS Industry Doctorate Programme in Advanced Manufacturing

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland is an industry-led international centre of manufacturing expertise where research, industry and the public sector work together to transform skills, productivity and innovation to attract investment and make Scotland a global leader in advanced manufacturing.

Scotland’s manufacturing sector recognises that skills are an essential component of growth and innovation. Business leaders have identified a need for strategic support to help them understand where and how they should allocate their manufacturing investment in Industry 4.0 resources.

 
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NMIS-IDP Cohort ‘1’

The following projects were awarded by SRPe in October 2018 under the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland Industry Doctorate Programme (NMIS-IDP).

 

Advanced Digital Manufacturing Techniques for Complex Warships

Academic Institution: University of Strathclyde

Industry Partner: BAE Systems Naval Ships

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Linking Digital Manufacturing to a Digital Tablet: Simulating Tablet Disintegration Using Discrete Element and Pore-scale Modelling

Academic Institution: University of Strathclyde

Industry Partner: GlaxoSmithKline

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Electroforming of Large Scale Nickel Structures for Leading Edge Energy, Aerospace and Marine Applications

Academic Institution: University of Strathclyde

Industry Partner: Doncasters Bramah

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Advanced Manufacturing for Personalised Vascular Grafts

Academic Institution: University of Strathclyde

Industry Partner: Terumo Aortic

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Digital Manufacturing of Industrial Lasers

Academic Institution: Heriot-Watt University

Industry Partner: Renishaw PLC

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NMIS-IDP Cohort ‘2’

The following projects were awarded by SRPe in March 2019 under the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland Industry Doctorate Programme (NMIS-IDP).

Under the NMIS-IDP scheme SRPe will be making a further 15 project awards during 2019.

 

Studying Crystallinity Gradients in High Performance Thermoplastic Composites Manufactured by Automated Tape Placement

Academic Institution: University of Edinburgh

Industry Partner: Hexcel

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Development of Advanced Manufacturing Platform for High Integrity Forged Components

Academic Institution: University of Strathclyde

Industry Partner: Timet / AFRC Industrial Members

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Investigation and Optimisation of a Design-for-Manufacture Deposition Method for Single Layer Graphene

Academic Institution: University of the West of Scotland

Industry Partner: RD Graphene Ltd

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Advanced Manufacturing for Vascular Graft Sealant Technology

Academic Institution: University of Strathclyde

Industry Partner: Terumo Aortic

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3D Printing of Micro-Scale Graded Shape Memory Components for In-Vivo Actuated Medical Devices

Academic Institution: Heriot-Watt University

Industry Partner: Renishaw Ltd

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Production of Whisky using Specialty Malts: An Optimised Process

Academic Institution: Heriot-Watt University

Industry Partner: Holyrood Distillery / Crisp Malt

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Novel AI Techniques in Dealing with Manufacturing Variations for Automobile Assembly Systems

Academic Institution: University of Strathclyde

Industry Partner: PSA Group / Peugeot

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Investigation of Thermoplastic Composite Forming Processes for Automotive and Industrial Structures Production

Academic Institution: University of Glasgow
(with the University of Edinburgh)

Industry Partner: Johns Manville

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Remanufacture of Marine Composite Components based on Improved Service Data and Field Diagnostics

Academic Institution: University of Edinburgh

Industry Partner: Babcock International

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Induced Ductile to Brittle Transition Impact Cut (IDBTIC)

Academic Institution: University of Aberdeen

Industry Partner: Clockwise Technologies Ltd

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NMIS-IDP Call ‘3’ has now closed.

Under the NMIS-IDP scheme SRPe will be making a further 15 project awards during 2019.

The Call for Applications is now closed. We will notify applicants by 31st July 2019.