A new enterprise and innovation programme will enable businesses and jobs to be created across the Eastern region, it has been announced.
IfM visiting researcher Jasser Al-Kassab has won a prestigious award for the best paper published in a leading scientific journal.
Companies hoping to collaborate with other firms to create new innovative business opportunities will benefit from a new report by the IfM.
The latest developments in asset management research have been showcased at a major international event at the IfM.
The IfM's Centre for International Manufacturing has just published its latest briefing, based on a long-term project with Caterpillar.
Looking into the future may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but a Cambridge academic has produced a new textbook which could help organisations to take on this challenge.
BAE Systems and IBM have joined forces with the University of Cambridge to launch a new research initiative designed to equip business with the skills needed to deal with complex service systems.
A new report by the IfM's Centre for Industry and Government on possible future scenarios for the food and drink sector is due to be debated in Westminster.
A group of children from the charity Friends of Chernobyl's Children came to the IfM to learn all about lasers as part of a visit to Cambridge. The IfM also welcomed children from Chelmer Valley High School in Chelmsford.
An ongoing demonstrable commitment to innovation and high-value production are key reasons why the UK’s food and drink industry has emerged from recession in better shape than many other manufacturing sectors, according to a new report from the IfM.
Guang-Jie Ren received the coveted accolade from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).
One of the world’s leading business figures has paid a visit to the IfM as part of a short tour of the University’s Engineering Department. Ratan Tata, head of the Tata conglomerate, was in Cambridge to receive an honorary degree from the University.
Dr James Moultrie's paper 'Exploratory Study of Organisational Creativity in Creative Organisations', published in Creativity and Innovation Management Journal last year, has been awarded the Tudor Rickards Award for the best paper published in the journal during 2009, as voted for by the editorial panel.
A scheme which provides budding entrepreneurs with a real-life experience of turning ideas into business opportunities is expanding to other universities.
A delegation from Indiana University heard how enterprise and entrepreneurship is supported across Cambridge University on a visit to the IfM.
Mention steel drums and you might think of the Notting Hill Carnival or the Caribbean – rather than a powerful new way of getting youngsters interested in engineering. However, two researchers from the IfM reckon the popular musical instrument could be just the way to get children from ethnic minorities interested in science and technology.
A special ceremony has been held to mark the start of construction work on The Exchange - a new open innovation centre at Colworth Science Park.
To reflect the importance of the manufacturing sector to the East of England's economy, the East of England Development Agency (EEDA) has expanded the manufacturing station on its Business Map.
More than 100 invited guests attended the IfM's annual Open Evening held last Thursday.
Manufacturers contemplating ‘going green' have been told that sustainability is the greatest business opportunity they will ever have.
IfM signs MoU to Develop a Programme in Management, Policy and Innovation focused on the Middle East12 February 2010
The University of Cambridge's Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), part of the Department of Engineering, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a programme in support of economic, industrial and social development in the Middle East through research into management, policy and innovation.
The IfM's Dr Tim Minshall, was the only non-Japanese speaker at the recent 2010 Japan Cluster Conference in Tokyo.
A seminar examining ways in which industry could go green could lead to high profile collaborations between Cambridge and India.
The IfM is providing tools and advice to help firms in the North East of England design and bring new products to market.
A series of workshops to help small and medium sized manufacturing businesses are to be held throughout the Eastern Region.