IfM lecturer recognised for teaching excellence

Tuesday 28 February 2017

Dr James Moultrie has been awarded one of the University of Cambridge's Pilkington Prizes - awarded to individuals who have shown teaching of exceptional quality.

Design for Transformation - What's new at the IfM - May

Tuesday 3 May 2016

The IfM’s Design Management Group uses experience-based and academically-underpinned tools to transform a company’s product range, deliver sustainable growth and produce improvements to productivity.

Why did they design it like that?

Tuesday 3 May 2016

James Moultrie looks for universal appeal when beauty in is the eye of the beholder.

Good Design is a Game Changer

Thursday 28 April 2016

James Moultrie, Head the IfM’s Design Management Group, argues that good design is just as important for industrial products as it is for consumer goods such as cars and electronics. 

50 years of manufacturing at Cambridge

Monday 26 October 2015

2015 is an important year for the IfM. This October sees the 50th annual intake of students on its MPhil in Industrial Systems, Manufacture and Management. This was a pioneering course when it was first conceived and its twenty-first century graduates are more sought after than ever. October 2015 is also when Professor Sir Mike Gregory retires after 20 years leading manufacturing research, education and practice at the University of Cambridge and we welcome his successor, Professor Andy Neely.

IfM's work with Linde Gases results in prestigious 'Red Dot' award

Tuesday 21 July 2015

In 2014 IfM helped Linde Gases develop its technologically advanced gas cylinder valve, EVOS™ Ci. On 29 June Linde received the 2015 ‘Red Dot’ award for Product Design, seeing off competition from nearly 5,000 other entries.

MET students display their innovative projects at the 2015 Design Show

Wednesday 17 June 2015

Teams of MET students completed a major design project to develop a new product with real business potential, which they then presented at the Design Show on 3 June.

IfM Briefing Day 2015

Friday 15 May 2015

On 14 May, the IfM held its annual Briefing Day – attended by more than 150 senior industrialists and policymakers who heard about the IfM’s latest research and the work it is doing with industry and government.

IfM to host 2013 Design Management conference

Wednesday 8 May 2013

Following the success of the first Cambridge Academic Design Management Conference (CADMC) in 2011, the 2013 conference will be held on 4 and 5 September at the Institute for Manufacturing in Cambridge.

The car that diagnoses its own servicing needs

Tuesday 5 June 2007

An intelligent system that could before long enable cars to tell mechanics which of their parts need servicing is being unveiled by engineers at the University of Cambridge.

Cambridge engineering students display their design skills

Monday 4 June 2007

Manufacturing Engineering students at Cambridge University held their 2007 Design Show on Wednesday 6th June, displaying a range of new products that they have developed as part of their course, including a pocket Braille reading tool and a system that holds up speeding motorists.

Launch of Innovation and Design Management Club a success

Tuesday 1 May 2007

The IfM's newly formed Innovation and Design Management (IDM) club was successfully launched in March. There are around 25 members, representing a range of local businesses from heavy machinery to consumer goods.

Engineering students display their design skills

Friday 2 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.

The IfM relaunches its NPI club

Thursday 27 May 2004

The IfM is relaunching its New Product Introduction (NPI) club with a meeting on 3rd June at the IfM's premises in Mill Lane.

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