Mission & vision

The vision, mission statement and strategic objectives for AREC are outlined below.



Reengineer future supply chains by integrating supply chain resource efficiency and sustainability into strategic decision making in government, industry and education for improved competitiveness internationally.


Create a world-leading supply chain resource efficiency and sustainability infrastructure addressing critical resource existentiality and challenges using a combination of method, tool, model, technology, process and system.

Strategic objectives

  • To build partnership and collaborative approach addressing world biggest challenges of resource existentiality.
  • To focus research and innovation on the supply chain of the world essential resources especially in advanced materials/manufacturing, energy and nuclear, water, agritech/food.
  • To connect lower and higher TRL activities accelerating maximum impact of supply chain resource efficiency and sustainability to users and society.
  • To sustain pipeline of relevant skills ensuring future supply chain resource efficiency and sustainability.
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Research Excellence Framework 2021 results

The results demonstrate our research and impact excellence across a broad range of disciplines and confirm that our research is having a significant positive impact on lives across the globe.