Optimised Lightweight Structures
Detailed material characterisation coupled with digital design modelsNovel Materials Development
Enhancing traditional materials and developing composite solutionsHigh Reliability Electronic Systems
Research into fault tolerant and self-healing systemsUnique Dual Dynamometer Facility
Full hybrid propulsion systems testing
Catapults are technical centres of excellence which bridge the gap between government industrial policy, academic research and business. There are seven Catapults focused on different priorities across the UK economy. The High Value Manufacturing Catapult addresses a range of industrial sectors including aerospace and automotive and aims to accelerate the transfer and commercialisation of new and emerging technologies into world beating products and services.
Low Carbon Mobility
WMG centre HVM Catapult focuses on the global challenge of Low Carbon Mobility, with a whole systems approach exploiting our leading edge capabilities. Our competencies are being directed at three specific research themes: