Institution of Mechanical Engineers IMechE

Alastair Graham Bryce Memorial Lecture: Inspiring the Young to Engineering – Formula AGB

12 June 2013

Presented by Bob Shanks, Chairman of the Imagineering Foundation

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Engineering Innovation – Gearing up for the Patent Box
MTC, 25 October 2012

25 October 2012

Engineering Innovation – Gearing up for the Patent Box
MTC, 25 October 2012

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Inspiring the Future of British Manufacturing

13 June 2012

A bright future for British manufacturing is reliant upon the strong relationship between industry, academia and the government.

The High Value Manufacturing Catapult is one of the key elements of this strategy. The Catapult Centres have been formed based on reports by Hauser & Dyson which recommended that the government should create, and focus on, a few well-funded elite centres to support UK innovation

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Hugh Ford Management Lecture: Rotork, Renishaw and Spirax Sarco - the drivers for their success

22 February 2012

This lecture will explore the drivers for three engineering businesses that have seen remarkable growth in the past 25 years, dwelling on both the similarities and differences in their approach.

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Making it all add up: the future for additive manufacturing in automated metal processing

17 October 2011

James Clayton Memorial Lecture 2011

Professor Geoff McFarland, Group Engineering Director at Renishaw plc, will discuss whether additive manufacturing can really replace other tools and technologies that are continually improving accuracy and process control.

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The role of product innovation within the new manufacturing economy

15 June 2011

Free evening lecture presented by Graham Lacy of PDD on the reality of UK manufacturing and its future.

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Developing Innovative Vehicles: The Challenges and Demands (James Clayton Memorial Lecture)

18 October 2010

This lecture examines the paradox of innovation, and the challenges faced when developing ground-breaking vehicles to meet the demands of the global markets.

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Increasing the Rate of New Product Introduction

30 June 2010

More than 40 companies have now benefited from ‘Product Innovation Consortium’, the first new products having been launched in early 2009. Not all companies reach commercialisation. The Stage-Gate process identifies and helps manage the risks associated with new product development at key stages and therefore avoids valuable resources being wasted.

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James Clayton Memorial Lecture 2009: Sustainable Engineering or Engineering Sustainability? – Challenges for Multi-Disciplinary Innovation

19 October 2009

Professor Jeremy Watson, Global Research Director, Arup will present some key ideas for sustainability enabled by multi-disciplinary engineering.

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Nissan Battery Investment

20 July 2009

Dr Colin Brown speaks on Nissan's plans to manufacture batteries at its Sunderland car plant.

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'Green Skills' - IMechE, National Skills Academy for Manufacturing and Warwick Manufacturing Group Inaugural Lecture

21 April 2009

Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya KB CBE discusses how through creating a symbiotic relationship between Academia and industry we can at once grow the economy and preserve the environment.

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