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IfM briefing launched

04 December 2006

IfM briefing, a new publication discussing current issues in manufacturing and industrial innovation.

Dr Claire Barlow to speak at the Institute for Physics and Royal Society of Chemistry seminar

01 December 2006

The Institute of Physics and the Royal Society of Chemistry are holding an evening seminar entitled 'Science and the Environment: Solutions for mitigating pollution' on Wednesday 13 December.

Cambridge report lays out options for an environmentally sustainable fashion industry

01 November 2006

Researchers have laid out a set of proposals outlining how consumers could satisfy their needs for clothes and textiles with significantly reduced impact on the environment, while also offering new business opportunities to UK companies.

Centre for Technology Management support Shell "opportunities for innovations" study 2006

03 October 2006

"The business opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME's) in tackling the causes of climate change" is a study for Shell Springboard by consultants at Vivid Economics.

Centre for Distributed Automation and Control explore reconfigurability

02 October 2006

The Centre for Distributed Automation and Control held a one-day workshop on 28th September.

Mike Gregory nominated in The Manufacturer Power 50 2006

05 September 2006

The Manufacturer magazine set about finding the 50 most influential people in the UK manufacturing community.

Cambridge Auto-ID Lab and Auto-ID Lab Japan enter into collaboration

04 September 2006

The Cambridge Auto-ID Lab at Cambridge University and Auto-ID Lab Japan at Keio University have signed an academic partnership and research collaboration protocol.

European Manufacturing Strategies Summit, Germany, October 9th & 10th 2006

01 September 2006

The European Manufacturing Strategies Summit (EMS Summit) will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany, on October 9th and 10th.

Duncan McFarlane appointed to RAE Engineering Professorship

02 August 2006

Dr Duncan McFarlane from the Centre for Distributed Automation Control has been appointed to the new Royal Academy of Engineering Professorship in Service and Support Engineering.

12th Cambridge Technology Management Symposium announced

01 August 2006

This year's Cambridge Technology Management Symposium will focus on creativity, design and innovation.

IfM research associate wins Epson Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering

05 June 2006

IfM research associate Dr Steve Hoath from the Production Processes Group has won the Epson Photography Competition.

Engineering students display their design skills

02 June 2006

Manufacturing Engineering students at Cambridge University held their 2006 Design Show, displaying a range of new products that they have developed as part of their course.

Ken Platts and Rob Perrons win the 'Dr Theo Williamson award'

01 June 2006

A paper by Dr Ken Platts and Dr Rob Perrons was the 2006 winner of the Dr Theo Williamson Outstanding Paper award.

Announcement of new project - High Efficiency Gas-assisted cutting using optimised next generation fibre lasers

01 May 2006

The Centre for Industrial Photonics has announced it is to begin a £350,000 research project funded by the DTI as part of their 'Optoelectronics and Disruptive Electronics Programme'.

First Technology and Innovation Management Course is a success

04 April 2006

CTM ran its first executive education course on technology and innovation management in March.

Phil Hanson presents keynote at Hethel Engineering Open Day

03 April 2006

Phil Hanson was invited to give the keynote address at the Hethel Engineering Open Day on Wednesday 29 March.

Towards 2020 Science

06 March 2006

The Centre for Technology Management joined 'Towards 2020 Science' to facilitate a workshop debating the role and future of science over the next 14 years.

IfM takes on the Grand Challenges of manufacturing

03 March 2006

The Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) has won funding for ground-breaking projects tackling the challenges facing manufacturing in the 21st Century.

Students from IfM attend Younger Scientists, Engineers and Technologists for Britain reception at the House of Commons

02 March 2006

Tom Counsell and Helen Ward from the IfM's Sustainable Manufacturing Group attended the eighth annual reception for Britain's top Younger Scientists, Engineers and Technologists at the House of Commons on Monday 13 March.

Centre for Industrial Photonics - Leading the field of advanced photonic systems

01 February 2006

The Institute for Manufacturing has launched its Centre for Industrial Photonics (CIP).


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