Additive manufacturing: understanding the bigger picture

Monday 21 December 2015

Governments around the world have high hopes for Additive Manufacturing (AM) – also widely referred to as ‘3D printing’. But if it is to have the economic impact they are looking for, there needs to be a better understanding of both the huge opportunities AM presents as well as the barriers that may prevent it realising its potential.

Make the most of your intellectual property - register for the Strategic Intellectual Property Forum at the IfM on December 8th

Monday 30 November 2015

The IfM has joined forces with Cambridge-based intellectual property firm Avidity IP to start the Strategic Intellectual Property Forum.

Open Innovation Food and FMCG Pitching Event winners announced

Wednesday 25 November 2015

On Tuesday 17 November, 18 innovators pitched their new ideas for food-related products and services to members of the Open Innovation Forum – a group of senior executives from major food and FMCG firms, such as Mars, Unilever, General Mills, Tate & Lyle, Tesco and Crown Packaging.

The Newsletter of the Centre for Technology Management - November 2015

Sunday 1 November 2015

Read the November issue of the Centre for Technology Management Newsletter.

Strategic technology and innovation management consortium programme 2016

Tuesday 29 September 2015

The 2016 programme launch meeting will be hosted in Cambridge on Wednesday 18 November, providing interested companies with an opportunity to shape the programme for next year.

Growth through effective innovation & technology

Friday 25 September 2015

Innovation is key to growth – but how do you manage it efficiently and how do you go about deciding what new product or process to invest in?

Polish scientists learn about innovation and technology management at the IfM

Friday 18 September 2015

75 Polish scientists have spent their summer in Cambridge, learning how to manage collaborative research projects and bring high-technology products to market. 

Understanding strategic decisions in technology development projects

Monday 27 July 2015

The Centre for Technology Management have launched a research study to better understand strategic decisions that need to be taken in the different stages of technology development projects.

Can you help Mars, PepsiCo and Heineken find innovative solutions to their business challenges?

Wednesday 1 July 2015

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.

IfM to hold first Strategic Intellectual Property Forum

Monday 29 June 2015

The Institute for Manufacturing is launching the Strategic Intellectual Property Forum (SIPF) to support companies in using their IP when making strategic decisions. The Forum's first event will be held on Tuesday 7 July.

Call for Evidence: development of UK National Strategy for Additive Manufacturing/3D printing

Friday 12 June 2015

Researchers from the Institute for Manufacturing are helping to run a nationwide Call for Evidence to support the development of a UK national strategy for additive manufacturing/3D printing (AM-3DP). 

IfM Briefing Day 2015

Friday 15 May 2015

On 14 May, the IfM held its annual Briefing Day – attended by more than 150 senior industrialists and policymakers who heard about the IfM’s latest research and the work it is doing with industry and government.

IfM project will define research agenda for 3D printing-enabled re-distributed manufacturing

Friday 17 April 2015

The Bit by Bit research team has launched a new project to explore the interrelationships between 3D printing/additive manufacturing and re-distributed manufacturing.

Management tools and toolkits: the good, the bad and the ugly

Thursday 2 April 2015

Dr Clive Kerr and Dr Rob Phaal from the IfM’s Centre for Technology Management (CTM) are looking at better ways to design and use management tools and toolkits.

Manufacturing Zone at the 2015 Cambridge Science Festival

Monday 23 March 2015

We had a great day yesterday at the Manufacturing Zone at the Institute for Manufacturing organised as part of the 2015 Cambridge Science Festival.

Quantum technologies roadmap

Sunday 1 March 2015

Quantum technology has been identified by the UK Government as having the potential to deliver significant benefits to the UK economy.

Communicating Technology Intelligence

Tuesday 20 January 2015

This Practice Guide examines some of the barriers to effective Technology Intelligence communication and explores the ways in which intelligence can be better communicated and hence transferred to decision-makers.

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