Institute for
Advanced Manufacturing
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Institute for Advanced Manufacturing

Institute for
Advanced Manufacturing


Supporting UK manufacturing through
innovation and collaboration.


The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing (IfAM) encompasses a multidisciplinary team of established academics in their respective fields in the UK and at our campuses in Malaysia and China. This provides the foundation needed for research and world-leading facilities to encourage the development of new technologies and systems for production of high-value products within the manufacturing sector.

IfAM is dedicated to supporting UK manufacturing to revitalise the British economy through innovation and collaboration.

Holistic approach to manufacturing

The research portfolio at the institute presents a unique integrated approach to manufacturing.

Current research is concerned with developing new technologies and systems for cost efficient, knowledge intensive, high value and environmentally friendly production.  IfAM addresses the full product lifecycle from development through to manufacture, usage and disposal.

For more information on the institute thematic areas please see the IfAM brochure PDF format

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Four PhD students, who are studying in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, were awarded first prize in the Faculty Office of Science and Engineering PhD Innovation Competition which took place on Friday 26 September 2014.
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International Technical Symposium on Navigation and Timing 2016

15 - 16/11/2016
Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile, France, Toulouse
A unique free event where you can listen and interact with world-leading technical experts on navigation and timing

IAT Aerospace Technology and Innovation Showcase 2016

NCTL Learning and Conference Centre, NG8 1DH, Nottingham, Triumph Road
The 2016 University of Nottingham Aerospace Technology and Innovation Showcase

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Institute for Advanced Manufacturing

Faculty of Engineering
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3743