Manufacturing companies are getting the chance to tap into some of the finest technical brains in the East Midlands. The University of Nottingham has unveiled a new research centre where scientists and engineers will help firms develop their business.
The Universities Minister David Willets today opened the five-million pound Institute for Advanced Manufacturing. Our correspondent Peter Bearne was there.
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