WHAT IS NW CAM?
The North West Centre for Advanced Manufacturing (NW CAM) is a new trans-regional centre for the research and development of innovative solutions and is funded by the EU’s INTERREG VA Programmes for €8.7m which is managed by the SEUPB. Catalyst is the lead partner in the delivery of the project.
NW CAM links the academic capabilities of Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and West coast of Scotland to develop and deliver, in partnership with industry partners, 15 world leading research projects within the Life and Health Science sector. The collaborative research projects have the potential to deliver global products and processes that can be licensed throughout the world.
The 15 individual Research & Innovation projects span the following Advanced Manufacturing areas:
- Additive Manufacturing
- Advanced Polymer Products
- Sustainable Manufacturing
The projects are lead by investigators who are world leaders in their respective fields and delivered by 13 post-doctoral researchers and 13 PhD students that are creating innovative solutions for the challenges faced by the industrial partners. The students will dedicate their course of study to these problems and will be intensively trained to become our innovators of tomorrow.