Expanded support programme will boost growth in Eastern regionMonday 20 December 2010
A new enterprise and innovation programme will enable businesses and jobs to be created across the Eastern region, it has been announced.
Dr Bill O'Neill elected as Fellow of the Laser Institute of AmericaWednesday 8 December 2010
IfM visiting researcher awarded Stafford Beer MedalWednesday 1 December 2010
IfM visiting researcher Jasser Al-Kassab has won a prestigious award for the best paper published in a leading scientific journal.
Report helps businesses select perfect innovation aideWednesday 1 December 2010
Companies hoping to collaborate with other firms to create new innovative business opportunities will benefit from a new report by the IfM.
IfM stages international workshop on asset managementWednesday 24 November 2010
The latest developments in asset management research have been showcased at a major international event at the IfM.
Caterpillar's global production network: case studyFriday 19 November 2010
The IfM's Centre for International Manufacturing has just published its latest briefing, based on a long-term project with Caterpillar.
IfM publishes first comprehensive roadmapping textbookTuesday 5 October 2010
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.
New global alliance to research challenges of complex service systemsThursday 23 September 2010
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.
Report outlines future scenarios for food industryFriday 10 September 2010
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.
New report on value of food & drink sectorMonday 5 July 2010
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.
Doctoral researcher commended for servicisation workTuesday 29 June 2010
Guang-Jie Ren received the coveted accolade from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).
Leading business figure visits IfMTuesday 22 June 2010
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.
Research into organisational creativity wins awardWednesday 9 June 2010
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.
i-Teams scores university hat-trick as scheme expandsWednesday 9 June 2010
A scheme which provides budding entrepreneurs with a real-life experience of turning ideas into business opportunities is expanding to other universities.
Entrepreneurship is the focus for Indiana University visitorsTuesday 1 June 2010
A delegation from Indiana University heard how enterprise and entrepreneurship is supported across Cambridge University on a visit to the IfM.
IfM researchers hope to drum up interest in engineeringThursday 13 May 2010
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.
Groundbreaking ceremony at new Open Innovation centreMonday 8 March 2010
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.
Enhanced manufacturing website for the East of EnglandWednesday 3 March 2010
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.
Industrialists get close-up look at the IfM during Open EveningMonday 22 February 2010
More than 100 invited guests attended the IfM's annual Open Evening held last Thursday.
Companies told going green is key to business successThursday 18 February 2010
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 EastFriday 12 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.
IfM lecturer delivers keynote address at cluster conferenceThursday 4 February 2010
The IfM's Dr Tim Minshall, was the only non-Japanese speaker at the recent 2010 Japan Cluster Conference in Tokyo.
Links forged with India in drive towards green industrial revolutionTuesday 2 February 2010
A seminar examining ways in which industry could go green could lead to high profile collaborations between Cambridge and India.
Helping Product Design, Development and Introduction in the North EastMonday 18 January 2010
The IfM is providing tools and advice to help firms in the North East of England design and bring new products to market.
IfM to stage Manufacturing Transformation WorkshopsThursday 14 January 2010
A series of workshops to help small and medium sized manufacturing businesses are to be held throughout the Eastern Region.