The future of automationTuesday 26 September 2017
Should we automate? Professor Duncan McFarlane gave a sell-out talk on the future of automation to Cambridge alumni.
Why the skills gap is a major barrier to the adoption of additive manufacturingTuesday 1 August 2017
In this article in The Manufacturer, Dr Tim Minshall considers the UK 'skills' gap in additive manufacturing and what this means for the technology's expansion in Britain.
Revolutionising the UK's next-generation internetThursday 13 July 2017
The IfM is a partner in a £5 million research collaboration that is set to revolutionise the UK's internet infrastructure.
Second Life for Retired Batteries from Electric VehiclesThursday 13 July 2017
Na Jiao won first runner-up and the best originality award for the international competition on Second Life for Retired Batteries from Electric Vehicles held in Hong Kong.
Life-saving manufacturing engineeringFriday 23 June 2017
Two manufacturing engineering graduates, Susan Long and Abi Bush, are changing the face of humanitarian aid using innovative technology solutions to help people around the world that are affected by disaster or war.
Take your medicineMonday 19 June 2017
Dr Jag Srai talks about the future of pharmaceutical supply chains in the latest issue of the University of Cambridge's research magazine, Research Horizons.
Big data essential for customer loyalty measurementsTuesday 13 June 2017
Deputy Director of the Cambridge Service Alliance, Dr Mohamed Zaki, discusses the pitfalls of relying on simplistic numerical values to measure customer loyalty in Marketing Week.
Intelligent assets for the infrastructure of the futureWednesday 7 June 2017
IfM's Professor Duncan McFarlane (Head of DIAL) and Ajith Parlikad (Head of Asset Management) have co-authored an ICE (Institution of Civil Engineers) Guidance Paper on how new technologies will transform the infrastructures of the future.
The Next Production RevolutionTuesday 30 May 2017
The IfM has contributed to a recently published OECD book Next Production Revolution: Implications for Governments and Business.
Leadership in the age of digital disruptionFriday 19 May 2017
Professor Andy Neely discusses five key issues manufacturing industry leaders should focus on if they want to survive in the age of digital disruption in the February issues of The Manufacturer.
Transforming supply chains through digitalisationWednesday 19 April 2017
Dr Jag Srai discusses how companies can take practical steps toward the digitalisation of their operations and supply chains in the latest issue of The Manufacturer.
Policy Links report launched at global United Nations conference on manufacturingWednesday 29 March 2017
Governments need to take into account the increasing complexity of modern industries when developing new policies to support innovation, according to a new report on global advanced manufacturing.
The importance of standards in a digital worldThursday 8 December 2016
IfM has just published a report, commissioned by BSI (British Standards Institute), which looks at the challenges for UK manufacturers of ‘going digital’ – and how standards and good practice can help the UK benefit from the digital revolution.