Convergence hubs

Advanced Manufacturing

What does construction look like in tomorrow’s world? Find out at today’s UNB, where experts are researching new materials, new processes, and new techniques in materials and construction.

Advanced Manufacturing (AM) covers all aspects of building tomorrow’s world, from vehicle parts to materials and coatings, to design, to building construction.

Our researchers and centres can provide leading-edge insight in:

  • Off-site construction
  • 3D metal printing
  • Wood-based materials and construction
  • Nanotechnological coatings, surface and materials
  • Materials characterization and viability testing
  • Impact testing from vehicle collision speeds to near-orbital velocities (8km/h)
  • Gravity impact, shear and compression testing
  • Digital twinning
  • Digital project workflows and modelling
  • Cybersecurity
  • Intellectual property and legal protections
  • Remote viewing, interaction and collaboration using augmented reality
  • And much more

Contact our advanced manufacturing Convergence Hub specialist today.