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WMG and Arup Sign Agreement

WMG and Arup will  have signed an agreement  to work together to benefit business in the UK and around the world.

WMG, business solutions provider and part of the University of Warwick, will work with Arup, the engineering and design consultancy, to collaborate in research, training and the identification and exploitation of business opportunities. They will jointly promote design excellence and sustainable development, transferring ideas and know-how to other businesses and users.

This powerful partnership will see Arup and WMG working jointly on new and existing projects including: postgraduate and post-experience training and internships, sustainable manufacturing, experiential engineering in building design, and the Warwick Digital Lab.

Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, Director and founder of WMG, said: "This is a landmark for both organisations. Working with industry and the wider business world has always been core to WMG’s ethos and activities. But this partnership with Arup will allow us both to move into new fields and markets, jointly achieving more than we could alone."

Notes to editors:

WMG, an academic group of the University of Warwick, is a provider of innovative solutions to industry, supporting some of the most advanced research, development and training projects in the world.

Arup is a global consultancy with over 7,000 staff in offices across the world working in the fields of engineering, design, technology, manufacturing and sustainable development. The mission statement of Arup, since its founding in 1946, is "We shape a better world" toward which the company is always striving through it’s dedicated research and international reputation.

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For media enquiries, please call Zoë Howard (WMG) on 02476 524721 or 07824 540845

or Hugo Rees (Arup) on 020 7755 4686.