Major food and FMCG companies such as Unilever, General Mills, Tate & Lyle and Crown Packaging are seeking small commercial or university-based organisations which could provide innovative solutions to business challenges.
Innovative business models for modern transport are explored in a new case study-based research.
Interdisciplinarity is becoming increasingly important for the engineers of the future and this is reflected in being successfully awarded funding through the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training.
The future of the UK pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries mapped using techniques developed at the University of Cambridge28 November 2012
A new study aimed at identifying needs, opportunities and challenges in the UK pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing sectors was published today.
Researchers Clive Kerr and Simon Ford from the IfM’s Centre for Technology Management have developed a software tool to help the Royal Navy manage its fleet of Type 23 frigates.
A £2.25m business support programme for start-ups and small and medium-sized (SMEs) manufacturing companies is launched in Cambridge today.
Aircraft that work together to solve complicated mathematical problems and airports with more flexibly used runways could be the future of flying, according to studies by University of Cambridge engineers and their industrial and academic partners.
A new programme of support for small, medium-sized (SME) and start-up manufacturing companies based in Essex.
ideaSpace Enterprise Accelerator awards grant to Wysing Arts Centre for its work on encouraging innovation in the East of England.
David Hopkinson wins best poster presentation award
The IfM's Inkjet Research Centre is a partner in the KACST-Cambridge Research Centre, studying the application of inkjet technology in additive manufacturing.
Jim Platts lecturer at the Institute for Manufacturing, has overseen a new study that suggests offshore wind farms could be 100 per cent more efficient in terms of energy payback if manufacturers embraced new methods for making the structures that support the turbines.
Two former IfM students, Phil Deakin and Harry Bullivant have cycled from Land’s End to John O’Groats on fold-up Brompton bikes to raise money for three charities.
The IfM played host to 29 GCSE students from Chelmer Valley High School, Chelmsford as part of an outreach project.
Leading experts discussed the latest thinking in the field of performance management at an international conference in Cambridge this week that attracted 170 delegates from 40 countries
New medical devices take a long time to reach the market - and many never make it. Jon Johnson, a researcher at Cambridge’s Institute for Manufacturing, is looking at ways of making the process of commercialisation more efficient.
New initiative to investigate the potential for businesses to cut energy consumption and reduce waste cut costs in ways that improve margins and create jobs.
Dr Tim Minshall has been awarded one of Cambridge University's Pilkington Prizes.
Opportunities and priorities for the next 30 years of the Australian rail sector have been identified in a new report.
Congratulations to Dr Bill O’Neill who has been appointed Professor of Laser Engineering.
KT-Box is a unique collaboration of some of the UK’s academic and industrial leaders in the new field of complex service provision.
The IfM has hosted the first Global Health Commercialization and Funding Roundtable.
IfM Education and Consultancy Services has launched a UK-wide programme of support for small and medium sized manufacturing businesses.
IfM Education and Consultancy Services (IfM ECS) Limited is pleased to announce the availability in the North West of a powerful approach to help smaller manufacturing businesses.
European Students of Industrial Engineering and Management (ESTIEM), visited IfM for the Business Case Study semi-final in March.
Scientists at the IfM have developed a method for predicting whether a filament of fluid will condense along its length into a single droplet, or collapse into multiple droplets.
Hundreds of families flocked to the IfM on Saturday 24 March to enjoy a host of demos, hands on activities and talks - all part of this year’s Cambridge Science Festival.
Misplaced fears about job security and low pay could thwart efforts to strengthen British manufacturing and rebalance the economy, a new analysis of the sector’s image among the general public has revealed.
IfM Education and Consultancy Services (IfM ECS) Limited, the IfM's dissemination arm, has launched a UK-wide programme of support for small and medium sized manufacturing businesses, following the success of recent projects in the Midlands and East of England.
Scientists at the IfM have developed a method for predicting whether a filament of fluid will condense along its length into a single droplet, or collapse into multiple droplets. The research, published in the journal Physical Review Letters, could aid in designing processes for paint-spraying, ink-jet printing and the dispersion of drugs for inhalation.
Future trends, challenges and opportunities for UK manufacturing have been identified in a new study by Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing.
Using an electron microscope it’s possible for the human eye to see in minute detail the foot of the fruit fly – an appendage that is just about the same width as a human hair.
IfM Education and Consultancy Services is helping to map out the next 30 years of the Australian rail industry following the great success of the Automotive Australia 2020 Roadmap undertaken in 2009.