What's new at the IfM - December - Latest from the Centre for International Manufacturing
These are interesting times for global manufacturers. At our recent annual Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium, we learnt first-hand from companies such as Cisco, Jaguar Land Rover and Schneider Electric about the radical transformations they are undergoing as they move towards increasingly connected, smarter, digitally-enabled supply chains.
Which means these are also exciting times for the IfM’s Centre for International Manufacturing as our research programme responds to the design challenges inherent in these ‘next-generation’ supply chains. We are also leading the research for the UK government and industry-funded project, REMEDIES, which aims to tackle inefficiencies in the UK’s pharmaceutical supply chain and enable it to take full advantage of emerging technologies. Meanwhile, we continue to put our research into practice with a number of multinational companies - helping them achieve competitive advantage through their production and supply networks.
If you would like to find out more about the Centre for International Manufacturing or how we could work with your organisation, click on the links below or get in touch with me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Jag Srai
Centre for International Manufacturing
Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge.
|Connecting the unconnected: New thinking on next generation supply chains|
Transforming Global Manufacturing and Supply Networks
Working with multinational companies to capture value from their international operations
Keeping the supply chain flowing
In this age of rapid and escalating change, what can businesses do to flourish? Take a look at their supply chains, say researchers in the Centre for International Manufacturing, part of the IfM, based on their research in the UK and India.
- Manufacturing in the world: where next? - See here.
- Evaluating the potential for the continuous processing of pharmaceutical products—a supply network perspective - See here
- Inkjet printing for pharmaceutics - A review of research and manufacturing. See paper here.
- Future supply chains enabled by continuous processing--opportunities and challenges. See paper here.
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1 December 2015