Tim Minshall, Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation & Head of the University of Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing, discusses the challenges of matching the offers of support from the manufacturing community to respond to the COVID-19 crisis with the dynamic and uncertain needs of the healthcare system.
In response to COVID-19, Cambridge NHS wants to ensure that it has extra supplies of PPE and other equipment for its hospitals and primary care providers, in case these are needed.
If you’re looking to gain an advantage over your competitors in 2018, then making changes to your business model could provide you with new ways to create, deliver and capture value.
Professor Tim Minshall, the recently appointed Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation, has become the new Head of the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), taking over from Professor Andy Neely.
An innovative outreach project to challenge outdated views of manufacturing and inspire primary school children to think about how we make things has won funding from the Royal Academy of Engineering.
The fourth Strategic Intellectual Property Forum, a half-day seminar designed to help companies better understand innovation and IP management, will take place next Thursday (1 December) at the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Manufacturing (IfM). IP experts will share their knowledge on this Forum’s theme: Small meets large – IP challenges.
Do you have an innovative idea or product that could help companies such as Mars, Tesco and Crown Packaging overcome their business challenges?
The third Strategic Intellectual Property Forum, a half-day seminar designed to help companies better understand innovation and IP management, will take place on Tuesday 24 May at the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Manufacturing (IfM).
The University of Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) and Cambridge-based intellectual property firm Avidity IP have teamed up to start the Strategic Intellectual Property Forum, a new IP community which aims to help companies in the Cambridge area and beyond better understand intellectual property and how to exploit it on a commercial and strategic basis.
Pitch your ideas and products to senior leaders from major food and FMCG firms at the 4th Food & FMCG Innovation Pitching Event on 17 November at Food Matters Live, ExCel, London.
Intellectual property (IP) is a key asset for many companies, but recent research reveals that UK companies lack awareness and capabilities to effectively manage it. IP champions are invited to come and learn more at the Institute for Manufacturing's first Strategic IP Forum next Tuesday (7th July).
Professor Andy Neely has been appointed as the new Head of the University of Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) and Professor of Manufacturing on the retirement of Professor Sir Mike Gregory on 30 September.
Milbank Concrete Products is one of more than 100 smaller manufacturers that IfM Education and Consultancy Services (IfM ECS) is working with as part of the PrISMS programme – and this case study highlights the difference it has made.
Cambridge University Department of Engineering's Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) has added a new cutting-edge resource to its facilities – its very own 3D printing laboratory.
The Open Innovation Forum, whose members are major Food and FMCG firms, is holding the 3rd Food & FMCG Innovation Pitching Event on Wednesday 19 November at Food Matters Live, ExCel centre, London.
Dr Karen Smith has joined IfM Education and Consultancy Services (IfM ECS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Cambridge, to lead its work helping SMEs to develop and grow their businesses.
IfM Education and Consultancy Services (IfM ECS) is helping the government of the state of Yucatan, Mexico develop their industrial strategy.
The Institute for Manufacturing’s research skills will be a key component of a new specialist centre dedicated to finding ways to help businesses improve efficiency in manufacturing.
The Centre for International Manufacturing (CIM) is leading the research programme in REMEDIES, a £23m sector-wide initiative to understand how pharmaceutical supply chains in the UK are set to change.
More than 150 senior representatives from industry and government as well as UK and multinational companies attended the annual IfM Briefing Day last week.
A Government Minister visited Cambridge yesterday (Tuesday) to meet some of the 100 firms currently benefiting from a programme to create and safeguard jobs across the East of England.
A new report, Capturing value from global networks, published by the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), describes a set of approaches developed by IfM researchers and put into practice with a range of leading manufacturers to help them effectively design and manage their global networks.
Using moss to power fairy lights and allowing pigs to reach their food through a catflap were some of the bright ideas for scientific inventions in the 'What would you use THAT for?' competition at the Cambridge Science Festival.
Cambridge University's Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) will lead research into a £23m collaborative project on reconfiguring UK pharmaceutical supply chains.
Matthew Barzun, the US Ambassador to the UK, visited the University of Cambridge's Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), where he was impressed by cutting-edge technology.