MAPP is the EPSRC Future Manufacturing Hub in Manufacture using Advanced Powder Processes.

Working with academic, commercial and innovation partners to drive the research needed to solve many of the fundamental challenges limiting the development and uptake of many powder-based processes. 

MAPP is led by the University of Sheffield and brings together leading research teams from the Universities of Cambridge, Leeds, Manchester and Oxford, Imperial College London and University College London, together with 20 industry partners and the UK’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult.


Diode Area Melting

Directed Energy Deposition

Field Assisted Sintering Technology

Metal Laser Powder Bed Fusion