Business Services

PrintCity offers a range of opportunities for businesses to engage with our facilities including research programmes, commercial services and student placements.

We work with companies, whether they be local SMEs or global multinational businesses, to bring even the most ambitious ideas to life. We also have strong links to the Greater Manchester Business Growth Company, enabling us to further support SMEs across the region.

When you work with PrintCity you will not only have access to our extensive range of additive and digital manufacturing facilities, you will be working with a multidisciplinary team of experts with extensive experience in 3D printing, manufacturing, project management and more.

Within the University, we can draw upon the knowledge of colleagues with a range of specialisms, from engineering to textiles, to further enhance your work, and our MSc Digital Design and Manufacturing students have a variety of skills to help support projects.

See our Terms & Conditions for businesses

Centre for Digital Innovation

Manchester Metropolitan University is the consortium lead for the Centre for Digital Innovation (CDI), a programme funded through the nationwide £100m Government Innovation Accelerator. The consortium will deliver initiatives for the …

Commercial Services

Turn your idea into a reality by working with our design experts, who utilise the latest Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Additive technology. Using these technologies reduces both production costs …