Upcoming events




Date and time: TBC


Manufacturing matters — The myth of the post-industrial knowledge economy 

Dr Ha-Joon Chang

Director, Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge


To book your place, register online:       


 (Note: This event has been postponed and a new date will be confirmed soon)


Past events



05 March 2018, 16.30 - 18.00, Seminar Room 1, IfM, Cambridge


The ‘Lightness’ of Industry 4.0 Lead Firms: Implications for global value chains

Lukas brun

Visiting Associate Professor in the Markets and Management Program at Duke University and a Senior Research Analyst at the Duke Global Value Chains (GVC) Center






30 November 2017, 14.00 - 15.30, IfM, Cambridge


Standardisation as Innovation Policy Instrument: a case of energy performance for houses

Dr Henk De Vries

Associate Professor of Standardisation at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam





24 October 2017, 17.30 - 18.30, IfM, Cambridge


Industrial strategy and manufacturing strategy: resource allocation and the role of value chains

Professor Alan Hughes

Life Fellow of Sidney Sussex College and a Senior Research Associate of the Centre for Business Research  at Cambridge








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