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Our research and education programmes have had a global impact for over thirty years, with our staff recognised as international experts in their respective fields. By establishing long-term collaborative partnerships we are able to deliver innovative solutions to address major challenges, making a significant positive impact on economic growth, society and the environment. We work with entrepreneurial leaders in organisations of all sizes located and operating all around the world. Many of these are global leaders in their respective marketplace, for example China Aerospace, GE Healthcare, Goodrich, IBM, Nikon, Larsen and Toubro, PTC, Siemens, and Tata. Our multi-sector approach enables us to work closely with industry, advising and applying our knowledge to develop innovative products, services and processes that enable companies to improve their international competitiveness. As advocates of manufacturing, innovation and technology our senior staff provide policy advice to the UK government and research organisations. 6 www.wmg.warwick.ac.uk We also provide advice to many overseas governments, who regularly visit the Group to study how we operate in order to develop similar initiatives in their own countries. Pioneers of working with businesses, we have hosted many high profile visits to show the impact universities can have on industry and were cited in the Lambert, Wilson and Witty reviews on university and business collaboration. All of our activities benefit from the rich global understanding that our international presence provides. China WMG has worked with China for thirty years through programmes delivered in Beijing, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Kunming and Wuhan. Through a long-term relationship with SAFEA, the Chinese Government body responsible for all overseas training, we have worked with over 1,100 senior managers from a wide range of sectors in targeted education programmes. In collaborative R&D we work with companies and universities in China and the UK, including SAIC Motor Corporation and the University of Science and Technology Beijing. Europe We work closely with research and technology teams to provide direct support to European companies in their facilities, as well as working with them on a wide range of collaborative R&D projects; for example those supported by the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation and the new Horizon 2020 Programme. India In 1995, we forged a long term partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry, through which our programme is delivered at a number of sites across India. Our partnership with IIT Kharagpur, which was the first of India’s prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), and IIT Bhubaneswar covers all aspects of research, education and knowledge transfer, with a range of collaborative projects and an active programme of staff and student exchange. We work closely with major companies in India including Bharat Forge, Tata Motors, Tata Steel and TVS Motors. Global Influence Global Influence Professor Lord Bhattacharyya (Chairman, WMG) with Yuan Guiren, Minister for Education, China Professor Lord Bhattacharyya (Chairman, WMG) with Dr Subra Suresh, President, Carnegie Mellon University, USA Professor Lord Bhattacharyya (Chairman, WMG) with Liu Yandong, Vice Premier, People’s Republic of China


P1194 WMG Corporate Brochure
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