Providing information on aspects of manufacturing for members and the public.
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An IET action plan for government, industry, academia, membership organisations and others.
This insight draws on cases of leaders in sustainability to capture key features of how they operate. Its purpose is to demonstrate we can and must follow the ambition that others have set.
Starting the journey towards sustainable manufacturing.
Highlighting the key to manufacturing success and emphasises the best ways to have more SMEs involved in government schemes.
This position statement outlines four key pillars that the IET feels should form the basis of a successful national industrial strategy in the UK
This position statement examines the role of the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) in driving innovation and growing UK SME's through public procurement
An insight into modern manufacturing was produced by the IET, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers under the banner of Engineering the Future and tells the story of present day manufacturing in the UK from the perspective of the manufacturers themselves.
This policy statement examines how the Green Investment Bank can be used to invest in efficiency-oriented green process innovation and not be limited to just low carbon infrastructure and goods
This insight looks at existing, emerging and speculative future interventions that have the potential to help in three key areas: falls, nutrition & hydration and mental health.
This report looks at the implications of an ageing society and measuring the technological progress already made.
How and why more of the UK’s world-class engineering and manufacturing industries can raise their game by working with the UK’s, equally world-class, industrial designers.
This insight looks at the vital role information has to play in improving traceability in the food chain whilst increasing efficiency and reducing waste.
This case study looks at the potential for the new hybrid air vehicles both for transport and for manufacturing.
An IET case study on Medtronic’s Reveal LINQ ICM.
An IET case study on the self-retracting medical needle: Nottingham Trent University & Olberon Ltd
An IET case study on the concept of off farm farming for intensive food production in urban areas.
This insight outlines some of the key components of UK agriculture, and the important risks, challenges and opportunities facing the sector, in the context of water use and water impacts.
This insight outlines the creation of Zephyr 7, an unmanned aerial vehicle created to survey large areas of land and sea which broke previous record attempts.