Our mission

To build strong collaborative research and innovation partnerships between academia and industrial partners across the steel and metals industry.

Our aims

The aim is to develop research and innovation partnerships with companies in the steel and metals industry to deliver practical solutions.

Funding and industry partners

The Steel and Metals Institute (SaMI) was founded at Swansea University with Welsh Government funding and equipment donated by Tata Steel UK.

SaMI’s industry partners are:

Our values

As part of Swansea University, SaMI provides a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment that upholds our commitment to improving diversity and enables people to fulfil their potential.

We take pride in applying our knowledge, skills, creativity, integrity and judgement to deliver innovative, effective, efficient services and solutions of excellent quality.

We take pride in working in a proactive, collaborative environment of equality, trust, respect, co-operation and challenge to deliver services that strive to exceed the needs and expectations of our customers.

We take responsibility for listening, understanding and responding flexibly to external partners and the public so that every contact you have with us is a personalised and positive experience.