What is NMIS?

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland is a group of industry-led manufacturing research and development facilities transforming skills, productivity and innovation in Scotland helping to make the country a global leader in advanced manufacturing.  

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland is at the heart of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland in Renfrewshire. It is operated by the University of Strathclyde and supported by Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, High-Value Manufacturing Catapult, Skills Development Scotland, Scottish Funding Council and Renfrewshire Council.

The team works with manufacturing businesses of all sizes from across the manufacturing and engineering sectors to:

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This exciting facility will help companies right across Scotland embrace new manufacturing techniques, support cutting-edge research and help to further develop the skills of our workforce.

Nicola Sturgeon MSP

First Minister of Scotland

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The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland marks the beginning of a new chapter for Scottish manufacturing, building on a great tradition of innovation. By capitalising on world-class, industry-relevant research and supporting skills-development, it will attract inward investment to Scotland, stimulate the creation of jobs and help companies compete globally.

Professor Sir Jim McDonald

Principal & Vice-Chancellor, University of Strathclyde

Operated by

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Supported by

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