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UK-India Manufacturing Round Table

This ‘round table’ was to build closer links between the UK and India in the areas of: industrial strategies, manufacturing futures, innovation and manufacturing.

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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.