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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Caterpillar Engineering and Robotics Day 2016

ESLC Building, Tower 401 Workshop
Robot Beetle Workshop

Engineering Christmas Lecture 2016

Atrium and A09 ESLC Building, Coates Road Auditorium
Engineering Christmas Lecture plus fully interactive activities.

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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