The importance of standards in a digital world

Thursday 8 December 2016

IfM has just published a report, commissioned by BSI (British Standards Institute), which looks at the challenges for UK manufacturers of ‘going digital’ – and how standards and good practice can help the UK benefit from the digital revolution.

Rolls-Royce Director of Manufacturing, Dr Hamid Mughal gives inspiring talk at the IfM

Thursday 6 October 2016

Dr Hamid Mughal, Director of Manufacturing at Rolls-Royce, visited the IfM this week to share his thoughts on UK manufacturing.

IfM Head, Andy Neely awarded Institution of Engineering and Technology Achievement Medal for Manufacturing

Monday 19 September 2016

Professor Andy Neely, Head of the Institute of Manufacturing and Founding Director of the Cambridge Service Alliance, has been awarded an Achievement Medal for Manufacturing.

IfM ECS workshop brings academia and industry together to define bulk superconductivity research strategy

Tuesday 19 July 2016

A roadmapping workshop facilitated by IfM ECS brought academics and industrialists together to develop an industrially-relevant strategy for bulk superconductivity research.

Autumn courses, conferences and events - What's new at the IfM - July

Thursday 14 July 2016

September is just around the corner – and at the IfM this marks the start of a busy season packed with courses, conferences and events for our industrial and academic delegates.

IfM hosts biggest ever R&D Management Conference

Thursday 14 July 2016

The annual R&D Management Conference was held in Cambridge between 3 and 6 July, with more than 450 delegates from 30 countries.

Bridging the gap - How to create business tools and processes that really work

Tuesday 17 May 2016

Dr Imoh Ilevbare, Product Manager for IfM Education and Consultancy Services, describes the IfM’s approach to developing business tools and processes from cutting-edge research.

Roadmapping at BASF

Friday 8 April 2016

How BASF’s experiences are shared by many of the companies taking part in a research project run by the IfM’s Strategic Technology and Innovation Management Consortium.

Manufacturing leaders

Friday 1 April 2016

Roger Connor is President, Global Manufacturing & Supply at GSK. He met Judith Shawcross, Head of Professional and Executive Development at the IfM, to talk about the time he spent in Cambridge on the Manufacturing Leaders’ Programme (MLP) – and how it remains relevant to the challenges he faces today.

Colour Marketing Services: increased profits and future orders for specialist colour cards firm

Monday 21 March 2016

IfM ECS has recently worked with Colour Marketing Services, a manufacturer of colour systems and samples.

Making It - Advanced Manufacturing in the Liverpool City Region to 2020

Wednesday 17 February 2016

The Liverpool City Region (LCR) has a vision to become a global manufacturing hotspot with the smartest networks, talent, technology and investment.

Manufacturing your future - High value manufacturing at the Alconbury Enterprise Campus

Thursday 11 February 2016

The new Alconbury Enterprise Campus in Cambridgeshire needed a clear vision to develop the economic potential of the exciting new facility. It required a better understanding of the sector strengths of the region, and to identify any gaps that could be used to inform decisions on training provision for its technical and vocational training centre.

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