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Courses and Events

Courses and Events

The Cambridge Tribology Course: Friction, Wear and Lubrication

Monday 21 to Wednesday 23 September 2015

Intensive three-day programme offering an excellent opportunity to gain an overview of the field of tribology.

Realising the Potential of Early Stage Technologies

Tuesday 22 to Wednesday 23 September 2015

A two day workshop covering the fundamental issues associated with the management of early stage technology and innovation.

International Manufacturing - revisited

Thursday 24 to Friday 25 September 2015

19th Annual Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium.


Creating Value Through Customer Services: in a world of data enabled ecosystems

Tuesday 6 October 2015

This one day conference will provide unique insights from leading service providers  and offers a valuable opportunity to hear and discuss the latest developments in service thinking.

Making the shift to services course

Tuesday 13 to Wednesday 14 October 2015

Drawing on the latest work from the Cambridge Service Alliance, this thought-provoking and practical two-day workshop considers how to design the shift to services.

What future for manufacturing?

Thursday 10 to Friday 11 September 2015

2015 Babbage Symposium: Bringing Engineering, Management and Economics Together

EPSRC Manufacturing the Future Conference

Thursday 17 to Friday 18 September 2015

This event provides an opportunity for academic and industrial communities engaged in manufacturing research, development and implementation to present their latest research outputs, share ideas, exchange best practice and discuss topics of importance to the community.

IfM ECS Event

Make it Here

Tuesday 29 September 2015

This event is the latest in the "Make it Here" series of events, aimed at building the local manufacturing network by sharing local, national and international trends and enabling closer links between manufacturers.

Strategic Roadmapping Course

Wednesday 21 October 2015

A thorough introduction to strategic roadmapping, guiding participants through each step of the roadmapping process.

Technology Intelligence Seminar

Thursday 22 October 2015

Are you aware of new technologies early enough? Are you missing out on opportunities to expand? Do you feel swamped with data but have little useful information? This seminar aims to disseminate results of research on technology intelligence.

Transformational Product Design

Tuesday 3 to Wednesday 4 November 2015

Achieve a step-change in the design, functionality and performance your products and the services they can create, improving customer benefits and potentially revolutionising your business models.

Manufacturing Analytics: Aligning KPIs and Strategy in an Era of Big Data Workshop

Thursday 5 November 2015

This workshop will focus on what new opportunities big data analytics opens up to enhance the way we measure manufacturing performance and align our KPIs with our manufacturing strategies.

SOHOMA15 – 5th International Workshop on Service Orientation in Holonic

Thursday 5 to Friday 6 November 2015

It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the SOHOMA’15 Workshop on Service Orientation in Holonic and Multi-Agent Manufacturing.

3rd Engineering Education Research (EER) Network Annual Symposium

Thursday 5 to Friday 6 November 2015

The Manufacturing Industry Education Research Group (MIERG) at IfM is delighted to host the 3rd Annual Engineering Education Research (EER) Network Symposium in Cambridge.

Visual Approaches for Strategy and Innovation Management Seminar

Tuesday 10 November 2015

Explore and apply the fundamental principles of visual design for presenting management information.

Open Innovation Forum Food & FMCG Pitching Event

Tuesday 17 November 2015

Pitch your idea or business to some of the world’s largest food and FMCG companies.

Micro/Nano Manufacturing Workshop

Tuesday 24 to Thursday 26 November 2015

Global Value Chains

Thursday 26 to Friday 27 November 2015

A one-day seminar for large and multinational companies wanting to learn about identifying and accessing the value that is present in their supply chains.

Strategic Roadmapping

Tuesday 26 to Wednesday 27 January 2016

A ‘fast-start’ roadmapping approach to align markets,products and technology for strategy and innovation

Energy Beam Processing

Monday 15 to Thursday 18 February 2016

Understand the ways in which energy beam technologies are used to deliver ultra precision materials processing capabilities in engineering applications.

Technology and Innovation Management Course

Tuesday 12 to Thursday 14 April 2016

Key tools and techniques for managing and exploiting technological investments and opportunities.

IfM Briefing Day

Thursday 12 May 2016

A day of interactive sessions for senior industrialists and policymakers presenting the latest research, approaches and practical applications from the Institute for Manufacturing.

International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC)

Monday 27 to Wednesday 29 June 2016

The International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC) will bring together world-leading academics and practitioners from the fields of infrastructure planning, asset management and sensing. The unique combination of fields and disciplines focusing on the power of smarter information will provide opportunities to confront persistent barriers and develop novel, proactive solutions.   

R&D Management Conference 2016 (RADMA)

Saturday 2 to Wednesday 6 July 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Centre for Technology Management will host the 2016 R&D Management Conference at the University of Cambridge.

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