This ‘round table’ was to build closer links between the UK and India in the areas of: industrial strategies, manufacturing futures, innovation and manufacturing.
This ‘round table’ meeting brought together senior officials from both countries to build closer links between the UK and India in the areas of:
- Industrial Strategies – including sectoral and ‘horizontal’ strategies
- Manufacturing Futures – including processes and findings
- Innovation and Manufacturing – including research, education and links
Much common ground was identified including the importance of manufacturing to economies, the need for a broader definition of manufacturing, the role of translational mechanisms between research and practice, and the challenge of inspiring the next generation with enthusiasm for manufacturing.