Demand-led by industry, ASTUTE 2020 is working together with the Welsh manufacturing industry to embed advanced and sustainable technologies.

ASTUTE 2020’s latest industrial collaboration with Marine Power Systems Ltd. (MPS) is on generating suitable computational models using information supplied by MPS along with performing finite element analysis on the float structure of the WaveSub. As a result of this collaboration and further investment from Welsh Government, MPS have now reached a significant milestone and will unveil the 1:4 Scale WaveSub prototype this October. 

ASTUTE 2020 can support manufacturing companies across a variety of sectors, such as aerospace, automotive, energy generation, oil and gas, medical devices, electronics, marine etc., stimulating growth by applying advanced engineering technologies to manufacturing challenges driving cutting-edge research and innovation. ASTUTE 2020 collaborations inspire manufacturing companies to improve and streamline their manufacturing processes, manufactured products and supply chain, generating sustainable, higher value goods and services and bringing them to a global market. ASTUTE 2020 is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government.

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