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AME claims major innovation award win

The UK’s first ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’ is celebrating today after it secured a prestigious award for its pioneering work. The collaborative initiative between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing Group, the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) beat off a host of high profile organisations to secure the ‘Technology Innovation’ title at the Cotswold…

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What does Entrepreneurial University of the Year mean?

In case you missed it, Coventry University has been nominated for the Entrepreneurial University of the Year at this year’s Times Higher Education Awards. But what does that actually mean? Coventry University has a successful track record in these awards. The University has been named the Modern University of the Year in 2014, 2015 and…

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Coventry nominated for Entrepreneurial University of the Year

Coventry University’s enterprise and international activities are in the running for two separate accolades at the forthcoming Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2016. Initiatives such as Coventry University Social Enterprise (CUSE) and the recently-launched African Institute for Transformational Entrepreneurship (AITE) have helped to secure Coventry a nomination for the ‘Entrepreneurial University of the Year’ award. The…

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Construction starts on uni’s new transport design centre

Work is underway on Coventry University’s multimillion pound National Transport Design Centre, which is being established to boost design innovation in the sector and bridge a shortfall in creative skills. The centre will feature a six metre power wall allowing designers and engineers to explore transport concepts in virtual reality, and will also have projection…

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‘Fab Lab’ set to open in Coventry

A new hub for innovation in digital technology and manufacturing is set to open in Coventry city centre. The ‘Fab Lab” project has been led by a collaboration of local influencers including Coventry University, University of Warwick, Coventry City Council’s Job Shop, Positive Youth Foundation and Imagineer Productions. The aim is to bolster the city’s…

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Unipart and AME’s Ford-China deal to create 40 Coventry jobs

Courtesy of www.themanufacturer.com A seven-year contract to provide advanced components for Ford cars being produced in China is expected to see Unipart Manufacturing create 40 new jobs in Coventry. A feat achieved through Unipart’s joint venture with Coventry University the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) Unipart is now one of only a small number of companies…

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Honorary doctorates for motor industry supremos

Two of the UK’s top motor industry names are being awarded honorary doctorates during Wednesday’s graduation ceremony at Coventry University. Ian Callum, director of design for Jaguar and a Royal Designer for Industry (RDI), will collect an honorary doctorate of arts (Hon DArts) this morning in recognition of his significant achievements as a leader of…

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University excels in social enterprise awards

Coventry University has excelled in a social enterprise awards ceremony designed to showcase the higher education sector’s talent and achievement in entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership. The institution’s community interest subsidiary, Coventry University Social Enterprise (CUSE), claimed two ‘highly commended’ accolades in the annual UnLtd SEE Change Recognition Awards, which are supported by the Higher Education Funding…