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 […]

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 generic pharmaceuticals and UK market leader in several […]

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 […]

Day in the Life – Lydia Devenny

Name: Lydia Devenny Job title:  Director of Finance, University of Huddersfield and 3M BIC Board member Tell us about your career journey: I have been lucky to have had a […]


HR experts from Kirklees Top 100 Companies, including Thornton & Ross, UK Greetings and BuyItDirect, discuss how they adopted flexible working during lockdown and how they are rolling out hybrid […]

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