Design for Transformation - What's new at the IfM - MayTuesday 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.
50 years of manufacturing at CambridgeMonday 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' awardTuesday 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 ShowWednesday 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.
Cambridge engineering students display their design skillsMonday 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 successTuesday 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.