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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20 June 2016
17 June 2016

How artificially intelligent medical devices will one day treat cancer and critical care patients

The Universities of Nottingham, Oxford and Warwick are leading 'blue sky' research into artificially-intelligent medical devices that will improve treatment for cancer and intensive care patients and those with chronic wounds.
10 June 2016

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Farnborough International Airshow 2016

11 - 17/07/2016
Farnborough International Airshow, Hall 3, Innovation Zone, Stand 16
Visitors to the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow will once again have the opportunity to discover more about The University of Nottingham's aerospace research, business services and degree programmes. Visit the Institute for Aerospace Technology's stand in the 'Innovation Zone' (Hall 3) at any stage during the week-long exhibition.

IAT Clean Sky 2 Celebration at Farnborough

Farnborough International Airshow, Hall 3, Innovation Zone
The IAT invites representatives of industry and academia to a celebratory drinks reception on its exhibition stand at the Farnborough International Airshow. This event will see a suite of research projects, awarded to The University of Nottingham and its partners through the Clean Sky 2 programme, formally launched.

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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