OI Forum’s annual competition for food sector showcases innovative solutions to support SDGsWednesday 15 December 2021
Entrepreneurs from around the world took part in the 10th Open Innovation (OI) Forum’s annual Food, Drink and FMCG competition to pitch solutions to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
IfM makes an impact at Digital Manufacturing WeekTuesday 16 November 2021
As official knowledge partner for Digital Manufacturing Week 2021, the IfM delivered a packed schedule of masterclasses, keynotes and live demonstrations – all designed to help delegates unpick the key business challenges of today.
IfM report highlights need for stronger IP strategy capabilities for SMEsMonday 15 November 2021
A report prepared by the IfM and published by the European Commission looks at the extent to which Intellectual Property (IP) facilitates or hinders Open Innovation, particularly in relation to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
IfM researchers recognised in 2021 Vice-Chancellor’s Research Impact and Engagement AwardsFriday 8 October 2021
The IfM’s Jag Srai and Duncan McFarlane have been recognised in the 2021 Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Research Impact and Engagement.
IfM innovation methods enable new approaches to address depression in young peopleTuesday 28 September 2021
A new report forms part of a wider project by the IfM’s Centre for Technology Management to explore how innovation methods used by industry can be applied to complex healthcare applications.
IfM works with Domino Printing to improve performance in continuous inkjet printersFriday 24 September 2021
The IfM has worked with global printing company Domino to help optimise ink designs for different production environments.
IfM plugs into new Made Smarter investments in smart manufacturingTuesday 27 July 2021
The institute is working across projects in connected factories and healthcare innovation, partnering with government, industry, catapults and academia.
‘Exemplary educator’ Alan Thorne wins Pilkington PrizeWednesday 30 June 2021
The prize recognises Alan’s outstanding contribution to the IfM’s flagship educational ‘Robot Lab’, which has become one of the defining features of the Manufacturing Engineering Tripos (MET).
IfM partners on new hub to drive healthcare innovation across Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughWednesday 23 June 2021
The institute is part of a winning bid led by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust to host one of four new UK hubs supporting the adoption of innovations in healthcare.
IfM students Tse Uweja and Charlie Barty-King among 2021 Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Award winnersTuesday 1 June 2021
Their achievements and commitment to positive social change impressed a panel of judges consisting of four stakeholders representing the community, the University of Cambridge and organisations dedicated to supporting student social action.
IfM awarded for COVID-19 response at Cambridge Independent Science and Technology AwardsFriday 16 April 2021
The institute’s work on hospital logistics, PPE delivery and the development of a ventilator sharing device was recognised.
New project to upcycle polyurethane foam waste in ThailandTuesday 30 March 2021
A new two-year project led by Curie Park aims to upcycle polyurethane (PU) foam, a type of plastic that is used in mattresses, sofa and car seats, and implement sustainable business innovation mechanisms in Thailand.
New study to help inform the development of innovation hubsWednesday 10 February 2021
Innovate UK have commissioned a study, conducted by the Centre for Science, Technology & Innovation Policy and the Policy Links Unit, to inform the development of innovation hubs, a new support mechanism within the Manufacturing Made Smarter initiative.
IfM joins innovative 5G trial at Port of FelixstoweTuesday 19 January 2021
The project is supported by the UK government and will test how 5G and the Industrial Internet of Things can enhance productivity, efficiency and safety at the port.