The UK is the 9th largest manufacturing nation globally, UK Manufacturing is a significant contributor to the country’s investment, exports and innovation. It accounts for 8%of employment, 15% business investment, 44% exports, and 66% R&D spend. In response to the demand of China’s industrial upgrade and strategic transition in manufacturing, DIT China focuse on specialty machinery and green manufacturing in particular to explore opportunities for collaboration between businesses of UK and China.
The UK is the 9th largest manufacturing nation globally, UK Manufacturing is a significant contributor to the country’s investment, exports and innovation. It accounts for 8%of employment, 15% business investment, 44% exports, and 66% R&D spend.
In response to the demand of China’s industrial upgrade and strategic transition in manufacturing, DIT China focuses on specialty machinery and green manufacturing in particular to explore opportunities for collaboration between businesses of UK and China.
Among the world's leaders
The UK is among the world’s leaders in the research, innovation and adoption
UK governmental funding plays a vital role in fundamental research and postgraduate training in the UK, represented by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), a major UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) council.
The world’s largest equipment manufacturers continue to invest in the UK – more than £13bn invested since 2012
The booming Manufacuting industry
As the world’s 9th largest manufacturing economy with a proud industrial heritage the UK offers an ideal location for equipment companies looking to take advantage of demand, innovation and expertise
DIT China work with trusty partners to build platform for business communication, providing efficient and inclusive networking opportunities
DIT will host a brokerage event on sensor in manufacturing on 20th April 2021
High calibre value chains support manufacturing equipment
In the UK's cutting-edge manufacturing supply chain, there are tens of thousands of people who can provide various products and services. They can provide the required precision products and professional services for related industries.
Manufacturing trends are creating multiple drivers for growth
In order to support manufacturing companies, UK has established a network of high-value manufacturing catapult projects, allowing companies, academic researchers and the government to work closely together while also gaining access to the UK’s cutting-edge R&D technology.
Manufacturers are looking to buy new machinery and equipment to make production more efficient and fit with trends for greater customisation, covering 3D printing, packaging, food processing etc.
The UK manufacturing industry excels in areas such as clean technologies, energy efficiency, eco-design and new and sustainable business models. UK green manufacturing companies are quickly embracing the challenge of de-carbonising at scale, and their products aim to deliver economic, social, and environmental benefits. UK green manufacturing companies have been benefited from government funding, national awards to document their progress on sustainability which are widely cited in the industrial community, covering a wide range of manufacturing industries from food to furniture and aerospace to consultancy. The expertise ranges from clean technology, energy efficiency, the creative sector, and business model innovation.
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