Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

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Created: 2009-10-13 12:58
Institution: Department of Engineering
Description: Podcasts of interviews with the presenters of the 'Manufacturing Thursdays' seminar series. Manufacturing Thursdays is a programme of free evening presentations organised by the University of Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing (IfM). It is open to the local business community and all staff and students of the University of Cambridge. The presentations span all aspects of manufacturing processes, technology and management and provide networking opportunities over refreshments. The seminars take place on Thursdays during university term, between 5.30 and 6.30 pm (refreshments from 5.00) at the Alan Reece Building, 17 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge, the IfM's home on the university's West Cambridge Site. Website: www.ifm.eng.cam.ac.uk/thursdays
 

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50 years of lasers: working at the speed of light

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2010 marks half a century of lasers, Dr Bill O'Neill charts the rise of this fantastic technology and how it is being used across a range of industries and sectors. He also looks...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 15 Jan 2010


A juicy manufacturing story – The Evolution of Innocent Drinks

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Steve Spall describes the changes in the manufacturing & operations arrangements that allowed Innocent to grow from a tiny business in West London to Europe's No1 Smoothie company...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Tue 24 May 2011


Collapse of the 'Funding Escalator' in the Greater Cambridge area

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David Gill, MD of the St John's Innovation Centre, discusses issues surrounding the dearth of risk capital and venture funding required by the innovative, growth potential firms...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 25 Jun 2010


Configuring international supply chains: an integrated operations perspective - findings from research and practice

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The design of the supply network, linking suppliers, producers, distributors with their customers is becoming ever more important. Globalization, new routes to market and rapid...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 5 Feb 2010


Contrasting attitudes to innovation support across industry and government

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Finbarr Livesey, head of the IfM's Centre for Industry and Government, discusses his new research project investigating which points in the innovation process require which types...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 27 Nov 2009


Cut waste, boost revenue: Practical examples from industry

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Waste is produced whenever more power, water or materials are used than is absolutely necessary. In this presentation, Dr Claire Barlow will take a broad definition of waste in...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 12 Feb 2010


Emerging Clean Technology Industries in the United States

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Clean technology industries are emerging and attracting significant attention from policy-makers, entrepreneurs and investors. Dr. Gregory Theyel discusses the location and firm...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 5 Mar 2010


Implementing open innovation: lessons from multi-national companies

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Dr Letizia Mortara looks at how multi-nationals have been approaching Open Innovation and the common themes that were observed by researchers across a range of industries ...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 4 Dec 2009


Ink-jet printing in micro-manufacturing: opportunities and limitations

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Professor Ian Hutchings, GKN Professor of Manufacturing Engineering at the IfM, discusses the possibilities of using ink-jet printing technology for manufacturing very small...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 30 Oct 2009


International design scoreboard: where the UK ranks and why it matters

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Looking at the findings of a recent study led by the IfM, exploring international design capabilities. It provides the first attempt at ranking 12 countries in terms of their...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 22 Jan 2010


Making a Management Buyout Work - Lessons from Coventry

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Jonathan Duck, CEO of Coventry-based Amtico International, discusses management buy-outs, growing business in tough economic conditions and how manufacturing can compete with the...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Mon 28 Feb 2011


Roadmapping for agile strategy - linking technology to business objectives

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Technology roadmapping was originally developed by Motorolain the 1970s, as a means for aligning technology programmes with product developments. Since then it has been widely...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 29 Jan 2010


Servitization strategy of manufacturing firms: evidence from practice

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This interview discusses the experience of a large European equipment manufacturer that has successfully moved into services.

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 13 Nov 2009


Shaping research for industrial innovation

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Professor Mike Gregory, Head of Cambridge University Institute for Manufacturing, argues that a more integrated approach is required to manufacturing research.

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Mon 1 Mar 2010


The Cambridge Technology Cluster - a blueprint for the future?

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Interview with Dr Elizabeth Garnsey, discussing the strengths and weaknesses of Cambridge's high tech cluster of companies and the potential for Cambridge's Silicon Fen to provide...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 16 Oct 2009


The Emergence of New Industries

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This interview introduces the IfM's Emerging Industries programme and looks at how “emergence maps” can depict the growth of existing industries. The discussion will explore some...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 6 Nov 2009


The future of supply chain data management

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Looking at the latest developments in supply chain research with Aerospace giant Boeing, including developing components with in-built intelligence which use the latest...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 11 Dec 2009


The Natural Step: a unifying framework for sustainable development

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Professor Robèrt, is the founder of the internationally renowned NGO The Natural Step explains how he developed a unifying framework for sustainability and how it has been...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Wed 17 Feb 2010


The Servitization of Manufacturing

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Interview with Professor Andy Neely, discussing the impact of servitization on manufacturing, the reasons why it has taken hold and the potential barriers and challenges to its...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 23 Oct 2009


Through-life management of industrial assets

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Dr Ajith Parlikad will discuss the key challenges in asset management and the role of emerging information technologies in improving the way in which assets are tracked and...

Collection: Manufacturing Thursdays Seminars, Institute for Manufacturing

Institution: Department of Engineering

Created: Fri 16 Oct 2009


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