£10 Million Open-Access AMRICC Centre sets out the Future for Advanced Ceramics at Official Launch

20th February 2024

The official launch of The AMRICC Centre took place on 14 February 2024

New Website Highlights Unique Opportunities for Advanced Ceramics Businesses and Academia at Multi-Million Pound Open-Access AMRICC Centre

18th January 2024

The new AMRICC website was launched in January 2024

Landmark Year for £10 Million Open-Access AMRICC Centre Sees Midlands Vision for Advanced Ceramics Take Shape

7th December 2023

Two Staffordshire manufacturers are among the early adopters of a pioneering new £10 million facility


New Multi-Million-Pound AMRICC Centre puts the Midlands at the Heart of Global Advanced Ceramics

22nd February 2023

A state-of-the-art facility, developed to help the Midlands secure a global position in the multi-billion-pound international advanced ceramics sector, is launching in the region.

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AMRICC and Lucideon Join CaSE

21st March 2022

The Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) has welcomed MICG members, AMRICC and Lucideon, as organizational members.


£18.27 Million Investment Puts Midlands Firmly on the Map for Advanced Ceramics

22nd July 2021

The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group has secured £18.27 million in government funding provided through UK Research and Innovation’s flagship Strength in Places Fund (SIPF), to put the area firmly on the map as a global centre for advanced ceramics.

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Materials Degree Apprenticeship Set to Welcome First Students

4th February 2021

A new degree apprenticeship targeting the next generation of materials scientists and engineers is welcoming its first students this year.

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Hallam Launches Unique Materials Science Technologist Degree Apprenticeship

15th October 2020

Hallam launches unique materials science technologist degree apprenticeship - the first of its kind in the UK.

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Degree Apprenticeship Puts Advanced Materials on the Map

13th February 2020

A new degree apprenticeship will help open-up opportunities for trainees in materials science across the UK. After two years in development, the Materials Science Technologist (Level 6) Degree Apprenticeship is now approved and ready for delivery.

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Materials Degree Apprenticeship Standard is Agreed by the IFA

22nd November 2018

A new degree apprenticeship targeting the next generation of materials scientists and engineers has been agreed. Students could be starting the Materials Science Technologist programme as soon as September 2019.

Green Light for Materials Degree Apprenticeship Programme

10th May 2018

The scale of support for a degree apprenticeship centred around training the next generation of materials scientists and engineers has helped achieve a positive outcome for the proposal.

Materials Degree Apprenticeship Programme Takes Shape

22nd August 2017

Two leading universities have pledged support for a next generation training programme, designed to meet the needs of the materials scientists and engineers of the future.

New Generation Materials Training Moves Forward

22nd May 2017

Plans to develop a Degree Apprenticeship to bridge a skills gap in materials science and engineering have taken a significant step forward.

Industry Urged to Influence “New Generation” Materials Science Training

1st March 2017

Employers are invited to contribute to a proposed training programme which will draw on industry perspective to shape a new generation of materials scientists.

Lunar Society Visit Shines Light on Stoke-on-Trent’s Sky High Ambition

22nd December 2016

Members of the Lunar Society saw first-hand how the city is utilising its manufacturing skillset within the Potteries industry as a springboard to take ceramics and materials into a new technological era.

New Advanced Materials Facility Welcomes Science and Research Funding Boost

24th November 2016

The head of a new £30 million advanced materials facility has welcomed the Government’s bid to support innovation with billions of pounds in funding for scientific research and development.

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AMRICC Sets out on a Learning Curve with Top Class University Links

13th October 2016

Science and industry in the Midlands has received a significant boost after a pioneering £30 million advanced materials facility announced a collaboration with three universities at its launch event.

New Advanced Materials Centre sets out Blueprint for the Future at Launch Event

7th October 2016

A new £30 million ground-breaking facility, which will revolutionise the way industry brings new materials to market, was launched on 7 October 2016.

Chief Executive Appointed to Lead AMRICC

27th September 2016

The new leader of Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire’s pioneering £30 million advanced materials facility is looking to capitalise on the region’s historical expertise in steel and ceramics to create a centre for scientific breakthrough.

The AMRICC Launch Event - 7 October 2016

19th August 2016

Join Cathryn Hickey, Chief Executive, AMRICC, Tony Kinsella, Chief Executive, Lucideon, and our keynote speakers at the launch of AMRICC.