Jewellery Industry Innovation Centre (JIIC)

The Jewellery Industry Innovation Centre (JIIC), is part of The School of Jewellery, and was set up in 1997 to assist the jewellery and silversmithing industries.

During the 11 years since it was established, the Centre has developed an excellent reputation regionally, nationally and internationally for its holistic 'concept to prototype' approach to new product development, and for working closely with industry, small and medium sized enterprises, associations, universities, and research institutes. The JIIC is a centre of expertise which is at the forefront of CAD/CAM, laser and related technologies and their application within the high value added product industries, with an outstanding reputation for technology transfer, innovative technology applications and research.