Greater Birmingham & Solihull Institute of Technology (GBSIoT) specialises in the advanced manufacturing and engineering sector. We retrain, upskill and inject new talent into industry with the latest skills and knowledge needed by employers. At GBSIoT, we collaborate to increase research opportunities and support knowledge transfer potential, enabling greater opportunities in the sector for individuals from all backgrounds.Visit Greater Birmingham & Solihull IoT site
A new state-of-the-art Institute of Technology for Greater Birmingham and Solihull will open in Spring 2022. The new building will host a cyber manufacturing rig and new equipment for labs and workshops, including 3D printers, lathes and a coordinate measuring machine.
Professor Sarah Hainsworth OBE FREng Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Aston University said:
“When built, this will be a fabulous resource for students and learners from across the Greater Birmingham & Solihull region to connect with each other as they develop their skills to equip the region with a pool of talented engineers. The Hub will be home to a new cyber physical manufacturing rig which will create a simulated working environment linked to advancing Industry 4.0 technology and state of the art digital facilities."
Greater Birmingham & Solihull IoT Engineering Workshop
Greater Birmingham and Solihull IoT Advanced Manufacturing workshops