Industrial Policy Research Centre

Bringing together businesses, research organisations and government to co-create the ‘thought leadership’ needed to accelerate the growth of the manufacturing sector in the Midlands, enabling the region to once again be recognised globally for its manufacturing excellence.

The Midlands is a region famed for its manufacturing sector, once dubbed ‘the workshop of the world’, manufacturing, innovation and creativity are part of the Midlands’ identity and heritage. The Industrial Policy Research Centre (IPRC) will rebuild the Midlands’ national and international reputation for being at the leading edge of manufacturing innovation.