World experts in energy-efficient, high-performance solutions assemble for the 7th Low Carbon Conference & Innovation Showcase on 9 January 2013 at the NEC, Birmingham.
The Motorsport Industry Association’s (MIA) International Low Carbon Racing Conference, which is held at the NEC Birmingham on 9 January and supported by UKTI, has confirmed a world-class line-up of contributors from motorsport’s leading edge and promises to be packed with innovative showcase displays. Read More »
Champion GP3 Chief Race Engineer, Jay Davenport has confirmed that he will be tutoring the Motorsport Industry Association’s (MIA) School of Race Engineering ‘Winning Workshops’ at the Autosport International Show on 11 January 2013.
Jay, who has years of experience in single-seater and touring car racing, will be sharing his race-winning secrets of car set-up with up to 200 attendees at the show. The three-hour workshops will cover every element of preparing a faster race car for the track; from tyres and camber set up to gear ratio selection and aero adjustments.
Designed to be open to everyone aged 16 and upwards and including free entry to the Autosport International Show for the rest of the day, the Winning Workshops are a great taster of professional race engineering for motorsport enthusiasts, club-level racers and even drivers wanting to know more about car set-up. Read More »
£13 million of funding has been awarded by the Government to help 10,000 more British firms export. The funds will go to UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), to help more companies make contacts and sell to overseas markets. The majority of the investment – up to £9 million – will go directly towards boosting trade opportunities for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs).
Chris Aylett, CEO of the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) welcomed this news, saying: “This is just the kind of direct help from Government and UKTI needed by motorsport and high performance engineering companies in the UK. Read More »
Fresh from its success at the Le Mans 24 hour endurance race, transmission technology specialist Xtrac will exhibit its high performance engineering capabilities under its ‘Race to Military’ business development initiative at the biennial Defence Vehicle Dynamics show known as DVD 2012, which is being held this week (20-21 June) at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire. It’s a significant opportunity for networking between the two industries, DVD being one of the cornerstone events in the defence calendar.
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“Valuable business growth in R&D and technology will be created with new sectors,” says the MIA
A roadmap, which signposts the direction of future motorsport technology through to 2025, has been released today by the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA), for wider consultation and input.
“The successful effect, which the Automotive Council technology roadmap has had on the UK automotive industry, over the past two years, is most impressive,” said Chris Aylett, CEO of the MIA. Read More »
Current trends in the business of motorsport and high-performance engineering are the focus of the 2012 MIA Motorsport Business Survey launched today. All UK motorsport companies are asked to take part, as this is the only national survey undertaken into this successful industry, on this scale.
Outcomes will help companies plan long-term strategy, identify new markets and business opportunities, understand their position in the UK industry and access funding from government. Read More »
35 MIA member companies, from motorsport and high performance engineering, were invited by Jaguar Land Rover, to showcase their engineering capabilities in JLR’s Gaydon Design Studio.
The MIA, whose ‘Motorsport to Automotive’ programme created this unique showcase, is pleased that this exhibition was a resounding success, attracting over 1,200 automotive engineers, who saw what this great UK industry has to offer.
Their appetite for innovation was clear and new opportunities were explored. Displays included the Nissan Juke-R, the Williams F1 Team Car, the QT Wildcat, the Defender 90 Zulu Convertible and the RML Chevrolet Cruze World Touring Car. Read More »
Government proposals – which reward increased R&D investment by large UK motorsport companies and will have a major positive effect on the supply chain of SMEs in Motorsport Valley UK – were welcomed by the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA), the industry’s trade organisation.
The MIA, in the past year or so, has joined with others to lobby Government for increased support for R&D investment by larger, high-performance engineering and motorsport companies, following the outstanding success of the scheme for SMEs, which has, significantly, encouraged more R&D spend by the UK motorsport industry in recent years. Read More »
On Thursday 10 May, the MIA will hold their motorsport showcase exhibition in the Design Studio at Jaguar Land Rover in Gaydon. Over 30 motorsport companies and engineers showcasing their products and services. They are all experts in lightweight materials, energy efficient low-carbon solutions and fast delivery of R&D prototypes.
The Nissan Juke-R, Williams F1 Team car and the QT Wildcat have recently confirmed their places at this exhibition and will be on display inside the Design Studio.
This event is a privileged opportunity for MIA members to build new business relationships with the UK’s fastest-growing automotive company, committed to new products. Present their innovative technology and solutions, engineer-to-engineer, from product development, design and research. Read More »