Sheffield materials manufacturing technologies presented at India-UK Technology Summit

Dr Martin Highett, Mercury Centre Manager, attends the India-UK Technology Summit to present Sheffield's materials development and new manufacturing technologies expertise.

Held at the Taj Palace in New Delhi, 7 – 9 November, the Summit brings together leaders, businesses, educational institutions and innovators to connect and explore the future of India-UK collaboration.

Dr Martin Highett participated in the Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Workshops, presenting materials development and new manufacturing technologies expertise from within the University to the Pune automotive sector, with the aim of facilitating both current and future collaborations.

Also in attendance at the summit was the University of Sheffield’s Vice-Chancellor, Sir Keith Burnett, and Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Theresa May, as well as other university and business leaders, to highlight the global significance of science and innovation, the importance of collaboration between both nations and the positive impact of international students on British society.

For further information about the Vice Chancellors trip, visit: India-UK Technology Summit.