Economic influence

Some of the biggest private-sector investments into UK advanced manufacturing over the past 15 years “would not have happened without the AMRC”, according to a new report confirming it as a “signature asset” having brought more than £260m and 600 jobs to South Yorkshire. The Economic Impact Analysis report by Lichfields sets out how the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre is a magnet for capital investment, acts as a lever for improved social mobility through its training centre, and supports a 520-strong high-value workforce that contributes more than £55m to the economy.
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