The Advisory Board will meet every six months. It is made up of experts in innovation, regional development, manufacturing and knowledge transfer, who are at the same time the beneficiaries of the research.
- Simon Edmonds - Director, Manufacturing & Materials, Innovate UK
- Beckie Hart - Regional Director, Confederation of British Industry
- David Grimes - Head, Sheffield City Region Growth Hub
- Ben Morgan - Head, Integrated Manufacturing Group, AMRC
- Professor Rab Scott - Head, Digital Manufacturing, AMRC
- Professor Lisa de Propris - Birmingham Business School
- Professor Markku Wilenius - Finland Futures Research Centre