Polymer Innovation Network "Polymers on the Move"
Thursday, 30 April 2015 from 18:00 to 20:45 (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Polymer Innovation Network (PIN) #5
Polymers on the Move - Use of plastics for automotive and transport applications
WMG's Polymer Innovation Network brings together a range of organisations working with plastic and polymer based materials including manufacturers, modellers, formulators, moulders, users and recyclers. This event will focus on emerging developments in the transport sector and will showcase how local industry is responding. Along with a key note presentation from Professor David Greenwood from WMG, the event will also feature two presentations from businesses.
6.00pm Arrival and Networking
6.50pm Dr Paul Milne, WMG - Welcome Address
The Future Direction of the Automotive Industry – and the Role of Plastics within it
7.20pm Diana McAfee, Materials Engineering - Engineering Technical Services, Jaguar Land Rover
The Automotive Industry - the Role of Plastics - Challenges & Opportunities for JLR
7.40pm Mike Hanney & Matt Powell, Polymer Optics Ltd
Making Light Work With Plastics
8.00pm WMG Update and New Opportunities
8.10pm Further Networking
During the event you will be able to meet the SME Team at WMG that specialises in supporting small and medium sized businesses in the West Midlands with capabilities such as the in-mould processing of printed electronics, innovative additive layer manufacturing and the re-use and recycling of polymers.
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WMG SME Group
About Us: The WMG SME Group is a dynamic team based at the University of Warwick, pioneering support for innovation in small and medium sized businesses. We accelerate productivity and growth in SMEs by applying research-led tools and techniques, building sustainable and collaborative relationships.
We provide workshops and technology demonstrations, access to cutting edge manufacturing equipment, and customised company projects. We also offer technology focused networking events and opportunities for joint research. Funded by Innovate UK, our support is available to SMEs in the manufacturing sector.
Support Themes: Smart Factories, Smart Products, Low Volume Manufacturing, Materials Testing, Customer Insights, and New Business Models
Contact Us: Twitter: @WMGSME or firstname.lastname@example.org