Latest NMIS news:

National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

The future of manufacturing in Scotland

Our online and in-person training courses will help you develop in-demand skills.

A digital future for the process industries with new Ayrshire technology centre

We’re always looking for the best and brightest talent to join us in breaking down barriers to help manufacturers achieve their full potential.

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland is the future of manufacturing.

A place where industry, academia and the public sector work together on ground-breaking manufacturing research to transform productivity levels, makes companies more competitive and boost the skills of our current and future workforce.

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland will see the development of a new world-class facility in Renfrewshire which will work collaboratively with the existing specialist technology centres.

NMIS Group

group of people sitting round a table on a training course

Manufacturing Skills Academy

Transforming the manufacturing workforce through upskilling and readying future generations for a life in industry.

advanced forming research center - kuka robotic arms

Digital Factory

The availability of data, and the ability to manage, analyse and visualise it with increasing ease, and in real time, is transforming all areas of manufacturing.

Girl wearing VR headset at AFRC

Digital Process Manufacturing Centre

An NMIS specialist technology centre opening later this year at i3 in North Ayrshire. We're transforming the region’s industrial landscape and the future of the UK’s process industries.
A photograph of the afrc forging workshop

Advanced Forming Research Centre

The Advanced Forming Research Centre is a globally-recognised centre of excellence in innovative manufacturing technologies, R&D, and metal forming and forging research.

Lightweight Manufacturing Centre - Two men working over a table

Lightweight Manufacturing Centre

The centre works with and develops novel lightweight solutions to help manufacturing businesses face and overcome the challenges of the modern-day world.