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Welcome to the Centre for Process Excellence & Innovation. The Centre for Process Excellence & Innovation is a research centre that brings together industry and academic partners to explore solutions on how to create sustainable competitive advantage through process improvement and product innovation.


Learn about the Centre’s aims, research, expertise and knowledge on process excellence and innovation.

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Focussing on process theory, process excellence, product & process innovation, supply chain management, operations strategy, and an industry studies research lens.

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Industrial Excellence Award

The Centre for Process Excellence and Innovation is the UK lead partner for the European Industrial Excellence Award, and searches for exemplary factories and service companies in the UK.

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Industrial excellence

Bentley Motors wins European Industrial Excellence Awards in competition judged by academics including Dr Jane Davies of Cambridge Judge Business School. Bentley…

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No bangers in the UK

It’s often said that Britain’s car industry is in decline, but research from Dr Matthias Holweg suggests the real story is very…

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‘Getting and Staying Productive’

New book reveals a fundamental re-thinking of what it takes to become productive Professor Roger Schmenner, an academic visitor at Cambridge Judge…

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