Additive manufacturing and 3D printing

This roundtable workshop, held in 2013, explored the potential benefits of additive manufacturing processes and how they might affect the UK economy.

Additive manufacturing: opportunities and constraints (1.25 MB)

Industrial systems

The Academy carried out a study into the nature of modern industrial systems, and the place and value of manufacturing in the complex system of product design, manufacture, delivery and maintenance. A report was published in April 2012.

Industrial systems: capturing value through manufacturing (800.10 KB)