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Published on : May 18, 2015

Warwick Manufacturing Group and Tata Steel collaborated to catapult their partnership at the forefront of the global iron and steel research agenda. The partnership deal signed between Tata Steel and Warwick Manufacturing is regarded as a milestone by the UK and global industrial experts. 

The two industry giants signed a new MOU or Memorandum of Understanding, which will now witness both the entities collaborate in the arenas of technology, education, and science. 

As a result of the MOU signed between the two entities a new embodiment will be formed, which will be a new industry exhibiting an estimated value of £20 million. This is not all; a new government-funded international center of Advanced Steel Research will also be built as a part of the partnership at Warwick. This will be a world-class center with state of art facilities to provide best national resource for conducting research and advanced steel. The center will also complement the Tata Steel’s investment in facilities based at the Warwick University. 

The new center will open its doors for 300 best scientists and engineers with keen interest to work within the ambit of research and development of new ideas and innovation. The center will be led by Prof. Sridhar Seetharaman, who at presents reigns as the chair for Tata Steel’s Low Carbon Material Research facility at WMG. 

Speaking about this new development, the chief executive officer taking care of the European operations for Tata Steel, Karl Koehler said, the new development will allow the company to work with the brightest and the most talented engineers and scientists. Their knowledge and expertise will help the company to create new steels exhibiting better quality for customers, and focus more on developing low-carbon and eco-friendly technologies for tomorrow.