Make it in Plastics!

Make it in Plastics!

Date: July 8, 2015

Location: University of Bradford

Make it in Plastics!

This meeting will focus on current research & new opportunities created in our laboratories, and the exciting ‘Make it in Plastics’ venture.

It will provide an opportunity to meet with experts, see new and developing technology, and hear about strategic initiatives and ways of helping companies grow.


10.30am Technical   session
IntroductionProf. Phil   Coates, UoB
10.40am Introduction   to micro-injection moulding and application to commercial marketsDr Ben Whiteside, UoB
11.00am Case   study – development of polymeric microneedlesDr Karthik Nair, UoB
11.15am Ultrasound   moulding and thermal/high speed camera imagingMax Babenko, UoB
11.30am Refreshment   Break
11.45am Case   study – development of polymeric drug delivery dosage forms using Hot Melt   Extrusion and Injection Moulding techniquesShivprasad   Deshmukh, UoB
12   noon The   future of micromouldingGerald   Ploechl andPhil Tipler,Wittmann   Battenfeld Austria and Microsystems
12.30pm Lunch   in conference room
1pm Tour   of laboratory facilities and equipment demonstration
1.45pm Business   and Strategy session

  • UKTI Export support (UKTI)
  • Funding Programmes/support available (Dr Riddhi Shukla)
  • Make It In Plastics Initiative (MIIP)(Adrian Lunney,Founder,        Make It In Plastics
  • Continuous improvement work with moulders (Ian Hunter, MIIP        Manufacturing Associate)
  • EPSRC MeDe Centre of Innovative Manufacturing(Prof. Phil Coates)
3.00pm Tea   & Networking
3.30pm Meeting   ends

Please REGISTER to attend (free) – provide your
details to Riddhi at