Plans for a new £43m state-of-the-art research factory have been approved.
Sheffield City Council has approved the plans for Factory 2050, which is to be based at Sheffield Business Park. The circular building will combine a
range of technologies, including advanced robotics, flexible automation, unmanned workspace, off-line printing in virtual environments linked to plug-and-play
robotics, 3D printing from flexible automated systems, man-machine interfaces, and new programming and training tools.