Supporting Sunderland as a centre of excellence in automotive and advanced manufacturing, AMAP is part of the Faculty of Applied Sciences within the University of Sunderland.
AMAP understands industry and appreciates the challenge of competitiveness within the supply chain. It supports businesses by sharing contacts and best practice, providing training and upskilling of the workforce, and by undertaking research.
AMAP aims to bring closer integration between industry and research, not just in product design, but also in the design and manufacturing process.
In a competitive market with tight margins, AMAP works with sectors such as the automotive supply chain to innovate and add value.
AMAP’s role is to build networks and engage companies, drawing on support such as knowledge transfer partnerships (KTPs), access to research, and consultancy.