Vince Cable visits the IfM

Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, visited the IfM today.

He was given an overview of the IfM by its head, Professor Sir Mike Gregory, and met some of its key researchers with interests in policy, technology management and international manufacturing. He was also given a tour of the IfM’s robot and laser laboratories before taking part in a question and answer session with fourth-year undergraduates on industrial strategy.


Before leaving, he engaged in a roundtable discussion with the vice chancellor and a group of Cambridge academics on the ‘Cambridge ecosystem and growth’.

Date published

3 October 2012

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