The Future of Manufacturing: A New Era of Opportunity and Challenge for the UK

The report from the Foresight Future of Manufacturing Project looks at how manufacturing is set to enter a dynamic new phase, driven by rapid changes in technology, new ways of doing business, global competition and potential volatility in resource prices and availability. In addition to examining important changes facing the sector, the report puts forward a framework for Government and industry action to ensure that the UK manufacturing sector is able to compete and thrive in this new world.

Please find below links to the summary report and project report

All of the project reports and supporting evidence papers are available for download from the Foresight website (