The HVM Catapult and IET are interesting in hearing from companies of any size and from any sector who have installed automation or are thinking of doing so. We want to hear from you if you have had positive or negative experiences, why you looked at automation and what benefits you’ve received from implementing automation.
On 9 February 2017, in Hangar 1 at Cardington Airfield, Bedford College will unveil plans for its new £5 million Advanced Engineering & Construction Centre.
The UK’s innovative manufacturing and materials SME businesses received a boost when a new £15 million competition opened from Innovate UK to encourage the latest revolutionary ways of making things and grow the UK’s manufacturing sector.
The Design & Production Sector will seek to highlight cross sector best practice and key innovations for the reduction in resource usage and waste throughout the whole supply chain; fundamentally ensuring that what we do in the short term does not undermine the possibilities in the long term.
With the spotlight on the current skills gap within the engineering and technology community, and following the publication of the tenth annual IET Skills and Demand in Industry Survey, a new initiative between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing Group could well have found the answer.
This Design and Production Sector insight, in collaboration with the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE), looks at the latest engineering developments in off-farm farming for urban environments.
This latest insight from the IET Design and Production Sector in collaboration with the National Centre for Food Manufacturing explores the challenges, issues and opportunities facing in the UK food supply chain.
With an increasing world population, the global trend to urbanisation climate change and pressure on natural resources are key drivers for policies on global food security. There is an urgent need to identify and develop innovative methods for sustainable, intense food production. This conference addresses these challenges. View presentations…
This Design and Production Sector insight outlines some of the key components of UK agriculture, and the challenges and opportunities facing the sector, in the context of water use and water impacts.
One of the biggest scale models of a city ever built using 3D printing formed the backdrop to the launch of a new project looking to showcase success stories of UK manufacturing.
View over twenty presentations from The Engineer Conference 2015 – Innovation, advanced manufacturing, global commercialisation and case studies.
All of the videos and presentations from this year’s UK Manufacturing Summit. In addition to keynotes from EEF, Renshaw, BAE systems and government, a rather animated question time session was one of the highlights of the day.
The High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVMC) was set up to address the increasing concern that UK innovation is failing to get to market and that often UK discoveries are being exploited and commercialised oversees. The IET has produced for the HVMC a new videography that will be used to promote the Catapult, its capabilities and vital role it is playing for UK businesses large and small.
This fourth national debate focussed on whether a national manufacturing strategy is needed and if it could achieve a 20% GDP by 2020.
Mark Bryant explains the Business Growth Fund, a major new initiative that provides long term investment of between £2-10m for UK manufacturers with a turnover of between £5-100m and looking to grow.