2019 Sponsors

In association with Frazer-Nash Consultancy



Frazer-Nash is a leading systems and engineering technology company.
Our work makes a difference to things that matter in the world.

With over 800 employees, Frazer-Nash works from a network of ten UK and three Australian locations. Our consultants apply their expertise to develop, enhance and protect our clients' critical assets, systems and processes.

In an uncertain world, we contribute to national security in a huge number of ways. We help make sure that power is generated and distributed to everyone who needs it. We support moving people and goods around and between the big cities of an increasingly urbanised society. We work to make the world a more sustainable place. We ensure governments save time and money when public spending globally is under huge pressure. And we help our clients wrestle with the challenges and opportunities of an ever-accelerating digital revolution.

Our people use their combined strengths to deliver technical solutions to some of the most challenging problems out there. Sometimes these challenges are difficult technical issues, and sometimes they are difficult because of the environment our clients operate in. Our great strength is our ability to rise to these challenges and deliver.

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Automotive

COMSOL

COMSOL is a global provider of simulation software for product design, engineering, and research in technical enterprises, labs, and universities. COMSOL Multiphysics® is an integrated environment for creating physics-based models and simulation applications. Simulation experts use COMSOL Server™ and COMSOL Compiler™ to deploy applications to design teams and customers worldwide.

Aerospace, Defence & Security

High Value Manufacturing Catapult

The High Value Manufacturing Catapult is the catalyst for growth and success of UK advanced manufacturing. Our centres offer access to world-class equipment, expertise and collaborative opportunities. We help manufacturing businesses of all sizes and sectors turn ideas into commercial applications by addressing the gap between technology concept and commercialisation.

Manufacturing Technology

Yamazaki Mazak 

Yamazaki Mazak is the world's largest manufacturer of computer controlled (CNC) metal-cutting machines. With over 260 different models, the Mazak product range includes CNC lathes, machining centres, multi-tasking machines and flexible manufacturing systems as well as laser processing machines. 

Mazak's European manufacturing plant in Worcester, established in 1987 and expanded three times since, is the most advanced machine tool manufacturing plant in Europe, handling all key operations in-house, from raw material to the finished product. More than 80% of the machine tools we build in Worcester are exported to over 30 countries around Europe, contributing to the export economy of the UK.

Information, Data & Connectivity

Babcock

Babcock is a leading provider of critical, complex engineering services which support national defence, save lives and protect communities.

We focus on three highly regulated markets – defence, emergency services and civil nuclear – delivering vital services and managing complex assets in the UK and internationally. We are a trusted partner who understands the key roles that our technology, our expertise, our infrastructure and our assets play in ensuring our customers can deliver. We share risk with them in delivering innovation, and we share the benefits.

Young Innovator, Healthcare and Medical

SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS® leads the global 3D computer-aided design (CAD) industry with easy-to-use 3D software that trains and supports the world's engineering and design teams as they drive tomorrow's product innovation. SOLIDWORKS® solutions focus on the way engineers work every day, with an intuitive, integrated 3D design environment that covers all aspects of product development and helps maximize their design and engineering productivity. Over 2 million designers and engineers worldwide use SOLIDWORKS to bring designs to life—from the coolest gadgets to innovations for a better tomorrow.

Energy & Environment

Goodfellow

Currently celebrating 70 years of facilitating scientific innovation, Goodfellow is a leading global supplier of metals, alloys, ceramics, glasses, polymers, compounds, composites and other materials to meet the research, development and specialist production requirements of science and industry. The company has an extensive range of 70,000 catalogue products in multiple forms available off the shelf, most subject to free delivery within 48 hours and with no minimum order quantities. With over 6000 customers supported by a worldwide network of offices, agents and distributors Goodfellow also offers a comprehensive range of bespoke processing services, effectively operating as an extension of the production team in order to develop custom fabricated components in any quantity required. Our in-house team is comprised of fellow scientists and engineers with extensive knowledge of materials and processing - through their technical expertise and a supporting range of specification tools the company has built an unrivalled reputation for helping to find solutions to even the most challenging of research problems. All of our products are also underpinned by the most rigorous quality accreditations including ISO, REACH and RoHS.

Grand Prix