Supporting Groups

Thematic Working Groups

The steering group engaged with experts from industry, academia and professional bodies. The engagement was structured around seven cross sector, thematic workgroups. They worked to provide informed insight into the opportunities, barriers, strengths and the threats that currently inhibit the full and rapid commercialisation of additive manufacturing in the UK. The workgroups and their respective leads is given below.

Working Group Title Lead
Cost, Investment and Financing Richard Hill (NatWest)
Design Ben Griffin (Innovate UK)
IP, Protection and Security Susan Reiblein (Consultant)
Materials and Processes Clive Martell (Renishaw)
Skills, Education and Training Frank Cooper (Birmingham City University)
Standards and Certification Alex Price (BSI)
Inspection, Test and Validation Peter Woolliams (NPL)


Implementation Delivery Themes

Steering Group Digital Integration