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About WMG

WMG is a world leading research and education group transforming organisations and driving innovation through a unique combination of collaborative research and development, and pioneering education programmes.

As an international role model for successful partnerships between academia and the private and public sectors, WMG develops advancements nationally and globally, in applied science, technology and engineering, to deliver real impact to economic growth, society and the environment.

WMG’s education programmes focus on lifelong learning of the brightest talent, from the WMG Academies for Young Engineers, degree apprenticeships, undergraduate and postgraduate, through to professional programmes.

An academic department of the University of Warwick, and a centre for the HVM Catapult, WMG was founded by Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya in 1980 to help reinvigorate UK manufacturing and improve competitiveness through innovation and skills development.

WMG Vision

Creating a better tomorrow through innovation and learning today.

WMG Mission

To improve the competitiveness of organisations through the application of value adding innovation, new technologies and skills deployment, bringing academic rigour to industrial and organisational practice.

WMG Goals

Core goals

  • Addressing global challenges through education
  • Achieving impact through research

Enabler goals

  • Outstanding people
  • Shaping the future
  • Partnership is fundamental
  • Lifelong relationships
  • Connecting through public engagement

Further information about the history of WMG can be found here and also here.