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    NAA Update: Help us to share our success and the current state of the industry with the new government

    Please complete our quick survey about your business so we can maximise the impact for the automotive industry within the ‘Northern Powerhouse’, also there is £60m of new APC funding available, we can help you pull a consortium together and work with you on the bid application Like most people I was surprised with the […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Lawrence Davies, Deputy CEO, Automotive Investment Organisation, UKTI

    Lawrence Davies, Deputy CEO, Automotive Investment Organisation, UKTI, suggests that a career of procuring components from automotive suppliers has turned him into someone who is fascinated about breaking secret codes, what can we learn from this?… Name Lawrence Davies Company Automotive Investment Organisation, UKTI Position Deputy CEO Apart from that Fellow of the Chartered Institute […]

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    NAA Member Company Profile – Fylde CNC Specialists Ltd

    Fylde CNC is a sub-contract precision CNC machining company, manufacturing high quality components for OEMs and Tier 1s in a range of sectors including automotive and aerospace… The business has invested significantly in a state-of-the-art factory and the latest machinery as part of the company’s vision to become a world-class manufacturing company. Fylde CNC is […]

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    Why you should enter for the 2015 NAA Awards – from the 2014 Outreach Award winners, Vauxhall Motors and Sigmatex, and the Award sponsor, Festo

    “Organisations wishing to be recognised for their achievements, from Outreach to Innovation, should strongly consider applying for the NAA Awards this year – it is a fantastic way of reflecting on achievements and challenges that have been overcome and a way of sharing this within the organisation as well as with external customers and suppliers.” […]

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    NAA Event review: Bentley Motors

    The recent NAA event at Bentley Motors in Crewe provided another example of a unique factory visit opportunity that is only available through the NAA… Visitors to this NAA event were treated to tours of various aspects of the Bentley factory, ranging from the specialist skills involved in the production of the wood and leather […]

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    New APC funding competition opens – up to £60 million grants available

    The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), in partnership with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and Innovate UK is to invest up to £60 million in collaborative research and development funding to support the development of low carbon, low emission automotive propulsion technologies. The latest competition for grant funding opened on 5 May 2015 […]

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    Niche Vehicle Competition Opens

    The Niche Vehicle Network is continuing to invest in R&D projects focussed on the niche and specialist vehicle manufacturing sector. Our 2015-16 competition, supported by Innovate UK and OLEV, is providing up to £1,000,000 of grant funding to support the development and demonstration of innovative niche vehicle technologies, primarily applicable to non-human powered, road-going niche […]

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    European Regional Development Fund Northern Powerhouse
    Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham