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The RiHN Research Team

The RiHN Research team includes members from the University of Cambridge, Loughborough, Nottingham, Newcastle, the West of England and Brunel University. Join our network for the opportunity to discuss the challenges of Redistributed Manufacturing in Healthcare with experts in the field.

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Redistributed Manufacturing – offering shorter lead times, better customisation and more resilience in Healthcare Manufacturing

Since the 1980s, UK Manufacturing has increasingly moved offshore, with a vast share of goods being produced in countries such as China, India or Bangladesh. Couple this with the fact that any ‘finished’ product will often go through different production stages, each of which can be carried out in various parts of the world, and you are often left with supply chain scenarios that have taken on near absurd scales.