2 & 3 November 2022 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK’s only trade exhibition for the entire laboratory industry

Advanced Engineering 2022

Co-located with Lab Innovations, Advanced Engineering is the UK’s must-attend event for advanced manufacturing technology, innovation and supply chain solutions. Come away from your visit with ideas to grow your business for the future. See, touch and discover the newest technologies to achieve production efficiencies, reduce time and costs, and get you ahead of your competitors.

With opportunities to network with professionals from OEMs and supply chain partners, Advanced Engineering provides a platform for knowledge transfer and business discussions across: R & D, design, test, measurement & inspection, raw materials & processing, manufacturing, production and automation.

Advanced Engineering 2019 - A record breaking year!

Advanced Engineering 2019 wrapped up for another year on 31 October, after welcoming over 550 exhibitors and over 15,000 attendees, a five per cent rise from the previous year, to the NEC in Birmingham. The largest annual gathering of manufacturing and supply chain professionals showcased more cutting edge technologies and product innovations than ever before with the introduction of its Medical Device Engineering Zone.

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Six shows under one roof

Source products and discover new technologies across Advanced Engineering’s co locating show zones. It’s the UK’s only event truly able to introduce you to new technologies and products in less familiar but parallel manufacturing sectors.

Aero Engineering

Composites Engineering

Automotive Engineering

Performance Metals Engineering

Connected Manufacturing

Medical Device Engineering

Enabling Innovation

Advanced Engineering 2021 is welcoming back an all new Enabling Innovation area, hosting 10 start-ups or innovators, showcasing invention and innovations.

Previous Winner: Photocentric: Disruptive 3D Printer

"The award for Enabling Innovation for our disruptive new type of 3D printer is a great honour...It proved a great success for us"

SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards, 2017 Winner

What's on at Advanced Engineering?

 Advanced Engineering is your opportunity to meet and network with OEMs and supply chain partners spanning design, test, measurement, inspection, production, and assembly… reaching into the key sectors of aerospace, automotive, civil, rail, transport and more…



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Your visitor badge also gives you access to Advanced Engineering, the UK’s largest exhibition for advanced manufacturing in Hall 2, 3 and 3a. This year a new Medical Device Engineering zone will launch on the Advanced Engineering floor. Here you can discover high performance medical device design and manufacturing in the new dedicated medical device zone.