Product development risks

Product development

Risks are inevitable with any project but can be particularly detrimental during the product development process. Risks can be the difference between make or break when it comes to a […]

Ionix – Meet the 3M BIC business

Meet our next 3M BIC business Ionix, set up in 2011 by Professor Andrew Bell and Drs Tim Comyn and Tim Stevenson from the School of Chemical and Process Engineering […]

What is additive manufacturing or 3D printing?

Selective Laser Melting

Additive manufacturing (AM) is the industrial name for 3D printing and is the process where an object is manufactured by successively adding layers and fusing them together to form a […]

Meet the 3M BIC Business – Kent Pharma

MEET THE 3M BIC BUSINESS – KENT PHARMA First to the floor in our new Meet the 3M BIC Business feature is Kent Pharma, a leading manufacturer and distributor of […]

Day in the Life – Professor Andrew Ball

Name: Professor Andrew Ball   Job title: Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Knowledge Exchange, University of Huddersfield, and Chair of 3M BIC Board   Tell us about your career journey: […]

Day in the Life – Tim Thornton

Tim Thornton

Name: Tim Thornton   Job title:  Deputy Vice-Chancellor   Tell us about your career journey: I did my undergrad and postgrad at Oxford, the latter supervised by Chris Haigh, on […]

What is product design in industry?

We are living in a fast-paced society where consumers expect things to be delivered or available quicker. Markets and businesses are under increasing pressure to constantly design products or improve […]